Staffordshire Cancer Advocacy-Central Staffs Launch

Today is the launch of our Staffordshire Cancer Advocacy Project for the Central Stafford area. Already launched in North Staffordshire this project, funded by Macmillan Cancer Support, is going to help many cancer sufferer's with support and guidance through some very difficult times in their lives. The project will soon expand into South and East Staffordshire over the coming months enabling more cancer patients to get the vital support they need. Here today with us was Anna Lynall, Involvement Co-ordinator at Macmillan and organisations such as VAST, Katherine House Hospice,TCEOL, Disability Solutions, OPAAL, and the Red Cross. ... Read more

'How integrated is modern Britain?'

The Beth Johnson Foundation is one of the members of this commission, the report published 26th June was new research published by the Social Integration Commission and reveals that Londoners’ social lives are more segregated by age, social grade and ethnicity relative to the level of diversity than in the rest of Britain. People living in London, typically viewed as one of the most diverse cities in the world, are proportionally less integrated by social grade, ethnicity and age than the average person living in Britain. ... Read more

Our Dementia - Outcomes

As reported previously, on June 25th the Advocacy Team at The Beth Johnson Foundation, Betty Machin and Jane Snape presented a short film to an invited audience where a group of people who have been diagnosed with Dementia discussed their views on the illness, services provided and what they would improve their experiences. The aim of the film was to allow people with dementia to have a voice. ... Read more

Our Dementia-Our Voice

The Beth Johnson Foundation Dementia Focus Group initiated this film. In it we hear how the participants, who have received a diagnosis of dementia talk about how they dealt with that knowledge and what should be put into place to improve that journey. ... Read more

Finance and Business Services Manager

The Foundation is seeking to recruit a Finance and Business Services Manager. This is an exciting time for a talented, creative and passionate individual to join the Foundation. A member of the Senior Management Team and reporting to the Chief Executive, the successful candidate will have a key focus in monitoring and managing the financial aspects of a charity that has long been recognised as “punching above it’s weight”. ... Read more

Want to Give Something Back?

Are you 50 or over? Do you have knowledge or experience of cancer-related issues? Can you commit to between two and four hours per week? Would you like to make a real difference for someone affected by cancer? ... Read more

Fuller Working Lives - A Framework for Action

Today the Government has published Fuller Working Lives - A Framework for Action. The Framework provides a structure within which key players can bring about the changes we need to ensure adequate income in retirement for individuals, better wellbeing in later life, a more productive labour market, and increased economic activity. ... Read more

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