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13 December 2011
| Substance Misuse
Turning Point Launches Bottling It Up
Thousands of children living with parents with drink problems
are at risk of depression, anxiety and increased anger. Alcohol
misuse within families is an escalating concern, according to a new
report published today (Tuesday). The findings from Turning Point,
the health and social care organisation, reveal that parents who
01 December 2011
| Substance Misuse | Learning Disability | Mental Health | Employment | Community Commissioning
Co-production: Giving Communities a Helping Hand
Co-production* is an important factor in health integration. By
empowering communities, it delivers improved health care,
innovation and better outcomes for patients, according to a new
report by the NHS Alliance and Turning Point, with the support of
Raising the Bar: Driving Co-production through Clinical
Commissioning puts co-production at...
01 December 2011
| Learning Disability | Mental Health
Turning Point Statement Regarding Government’s Decision to Keep Mobility Component of DLA
Turning Point's Director of Learning Disability Services, Adam
"We are reassured by the fact the Government has listened to
those who need support the most and has decided not to remove the
mobility component of the Disability Living
"This benefit is integral to the lives of some of...
Turning Point gained coverage in
the Rotherham Advertiser. Sadiq Khan MP and Shadow Justice
Secretary enjoyed his visit to learning about the great work the
team at The Cornerhouse are doing.
Ibuken Adebayo, Director of IT featured in CIO magazine
Ibuken Adebayo is interviewed by CIO magazine about "earning
plaudits" as the Director of IT at Turning Point.
Jamie Reed MP highlights the importance of Mental Health Issues after TP visit
MP, Jamie Reed has spoken about the importance of treating
mental health issues after an impressive visit to Turning Point
service Coates Lane in Whitehaven.
Sky News Paper Review
Turning Point's Chief Executive, Lord Victor Adebowale reviewed
the papers on Sky News on Monday 30 January.
Good Morning Sunday
On 29 January, Turning Point's Chief Executive, Lord Victor
Adebowale spoke to Aled Jones on his BBC Programme Good Morning
Sunday on the topics of poverty and homelessness.
Turning Point to Create 88 Jobs Near Chesterfield
Turning Point gained local coverage in the Derbyshire Times, The
Chesterfield Post and BBC Radio Sheffield following news that our
new hospital facility near Chesterfield will create 88 jobs for
Adam Rowley, a support worker at Turning Point's Catalyst
service in Wales has shared his story with Wesh titles, The Lanelli
Star, Wales on Sunday and the South Wales Evening Post, in a bid to
Letter on Social Care Reforms
Turning Point was a signatory of the letter calling for
cross-party support for lasting social care reforms. The letter
gained extensive coverage within the media including: BBC, The
Guardian, Daily Mail, The Independent, Sky News and a slot on the
Bottling It Up
Turning Point launched Bottling It Up: The Next Generation in
December. The report highlighted the effects of parental alcohol
misuse on children and families and gained widespread media
coverage, including items on over 155 radio stations, BBC News, Sky
News, ITV Wales, ITV Daybreak, Radio Five Live, Radio 1, Daily
Mail, Daily Express, international coverage (in US and India) and
various coverage in trade and regional titles.
Turning Point help one man and his dog find a home
Glenda Lee, Regional Manager in Hemel Hemstead has helped to
find Derek, and his dog Buddy, a new home after Derek's trouble
trying to find a housemate who was willing to live with
Connected Care Long Term Conditions
Turning Point Connected Care's project in Gorleston, Norfolk
which gives people with long-term conditions the opportunity to
shape health services received various coverage in the local media
in December. Titles included The Waveney Advertiser, The Great
Yarmouth Mercury and the Evening News (Norwich).