Engage Daily Update - 18 June
Engage Daily Update - 18 June

Engage Daily Update - 18 June


Refugee Week

As part of Refugee Week, there are some fantastic musical performances on Jambo Radio

On Friday 18th June and Saturday 19th June 5pm – 8pm, Musicians from refugee communities in Glasgow and Renfrewshire will be performing at Jambo! Radio social distancing studio!

Listen to Jambo! Radio here 


Support for Organisations

OSCR Guidance - Restarting Fundraising

Experiences & Perceptions of Community Safety: Free video resource now available - The video file is available for download for the next 7 days  Please feel free to download the video and either share/use on your own websites or social media.


Online Events

Disclosure Scotland Webinars 

PVG Eligibility 
29 June @ 10am 
06 July @ 10am 
13 July @ 10am 

PVG Duty to Refer 
30 June @ 10am 
07 July @ 10am 
14  July @ 10am 

Scotland Works for You
08 July @ 10am  
Due to anticipated high demand, this is limited to 2 tickets per organisation per session.
Webinars will be held on Microsoft Teams which can be joined via computer or mobile device using either the Teams app or through the web browser.
If you have any further questions or are unable to access the links provided, please contact the mailbox straight away; dsworkshop@disclosurescotland.gov.scot


Diabetes Week

People from Black African, African Caribbean and South Asian backgrounds are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes from a younger age. Use
@DiabetesUK ‘Know Your Risk tool’ to find out your risk. It only a few minutes: https://bit.ly/3gqafMr 



Funding for Community Shared Transport Schemes
Micro-grants of up to £2,500 are available to Scottish third sector organisations, social enterprises, and established community groups setting-up a new shared transport scheme. This can include bike share, car share or ride share. The funding is being made available by CoMoUK and supports organisations wishing to set up the sharing of assets that have already been purchased. The funding can be used for activities that facilitate the sharing of bikes, cars or rides such as subscriptions to smart phone sharing apps, online booking platform and trackers, etc. CoMoUK will cover the cost for 12 months, up to a maximum £2,500 (including any set up costs)



Health Needs Assessment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Non-binary People in Scotland

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Lothian and Public Health Scotland are working in partnership to conduct a comprehensive health needs assessment of Scotland’s LGBT+ population.  As part of the health needs assessment an online survey is being conducted from 11th June to 20th August 2021.
This survey will ask LGBT+ aged 16 people aged 16 and over about all aspects of their health and wellbeing and the factors that are known to influence health including mental and emotional health, physical activity, eating, smoking, alcohol, relationships, social connections, income, experience of discrimination, and experiences of services. 

Over the last 18 months over 180 LGBT+ people and 18 organisations have contributed to interviews and focus groups with their experiences of health and wellbeing and we have used their feedback to develop this survey which we hope LGBT+ all over Scotland will complete.
COVID 19 has changed all our lives and this survey will also help us identify how LGBT+ would like to see the health service change to better meet their needs as COVID 19 recovery progresses.
The survey takes on average between 20-30 minutes to complete. Participants who choose to do so can enter their details (kept separately from their survey responses) to enter a prize draw to win one of four prizes of a voucher for £250 for their preferred online retailer.
The survey will provide helpful statistical information comparing the health of Scotland’s LGBT+ population to that of the general population of Scotland as well as differences within the different parts of the LGBT+ population.
On completion, the full health needs assessment results will be considered at an event to be held later in the early autumn to co-produce recommendations based on the findings with LGBT+ people and LGBT+ organisations.  
This will help to ensure that the health service in Scotland is able to meet the health and wellbeing needs of LGBT+ people, not just in how it provides inclusive health services, but also in the way that ill health prevention and promotion of positive health is delivered.
The survey is available at https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/ScotlandLGBT2021

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