Donation from the Congregation of Mickleover Methodist Church – Thank You

Derby Women’s Centre would like to thank everyone at Mickleover Methodist Church for the very kind donation of £122.20. Every donation makes a difference, thank you to everyone who made a donation.  
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Menstrual Cycles and Mental Health Guide – from Yoppie.com

We have been made aware of this helpful guide which helps to explain Menstrual Cycles and Mental Health.  We thought that you may find the information informative and hopefully useful. The full Guide can be found here: YOPPIE.COM Here is a little taste of the guide quoted directly from the above website. ‘Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is something that most people who have periods will experience. Hormones are powerful, and when they’re fluctuating (as they do before your period) they can make us feel pretty physically and emotionally out of kilter. Sometimes, the symptoms of PMS can go beyond just discomfort,
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Keeping Children Safe Online

While Derby Women’s Centre do not directly support anyone under the age of 18 years, we recognise that not everyone knows where to turn to keep your children safe online. We have decided to share a few links of trusted websites where you can go to learn how to keep your children safe whilst they are online, whether that is on a computer, tablet, game console or mobile phone. Even if you think that your child won’t do anything that you would consider dangerous online, we recommend that you read the various articles as you may be shocked at some
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Derby Women’s Centre General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR

DWC General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR Privacy Statement DWC understands your privacy is very important to you and we will do everything we can to protect it. The legal reasons we have for processing your data are: 1. Make a decision regarding eligibility for different services/activities/therapies 2. Provide support and guidance through 1-2-1 and or group services/activities/therapies 3. Allow analysis of anonymous data for operational and evaluation purposes for both DWC and Funders 4. Keep you informed Your rights You have the following rights: 1. The right to be informed 2. The right of access 3. The right to
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Tips for Breaking the Insomnia Cycle

Most of us have nights when we can’t get to sleep but for some people, this happens pretty much all the time. As well as the obvious effects on your energy, this can also leave you feeling irritable and also has a strong link to mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. Chronic insomnia can have a very detrimental effect on health and well-being. Here are some tips for breaking the cycle so you can get a better night’s sleep. What is Insomnia? Insomnia is often thought of as lack of sleep but it can be a lot more
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NCS – The National Careers Service – 2020

Derby Women’s Centre is looking forward to working together with the NCS once lockdown is completely eased and it is safe to operate courses once again.  But before then you can still access the NCS for help and for courses.   The National Careers Service   What is our service?  The National Careers Service offers information, advice and guidance to adults on employment and learning.  It is government funded and is completely free of charge.   Who is entitled to the National Careers Service advice and support? Anyone aged 18+ – furloughed, at risk of redundancy, employed and unemployed adults
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The Power of YOU Workshop May / June 2020

In March Sharon Bull from A Compassionate Voice ‘ACV Foundation’ was offering a free workshop called “The Power of YOU” in our centre. Unfortunately, lockdown happened and the workshop was put on hold. Sharon has now decided to run this workshop online, and still has a few spaces available for Derby Women’s Centre ladies to join for free. If you are interested please contact us by private message, with your email address and full name.
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Signposting people in high risk groups

Signposting people in high risk groups to self-management support and information   As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is an important task across the Personalised Care Group to identify practical ways that we can support people staying at home. Supported self-management is of particular importance to people living with long-term conditions, who are at increased risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19). Supported self-management approaches such as health coaching, peer support and self-management education help people to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their own health and care. Evidence shows that when people are supported to
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Derby Women’s Centre Introduces Live Chat to our Website

With the current lock down we have been looking at ways to support ladies.  We are happy to announce that we are now offering Live Chat on our website. We will be open Monday to Thursday 11 am to 1 pm also on Monday and Thursday 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Outside of these hours you can still send us an offline message. Just click on the Chat Bubble on the bottom left of the page.
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Paracise Classes online 2020

We normally have Paracise classes on offer inside the centre, however, due to Covid 19 we are unable to offer the classes.  Exerciseroadshow who normally run the classes have decided to offer online classes using zoom.  If you would like to join please contact Janine by email at:  exerciseroadshow@outlook.co.uk If you do not already know what Paracise is and want to know more you can find more details on their website paracise.com, check out this video on youtube HERE Please note their is a charge
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