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Give us a wave!

Published 14 August 2014

Give us a wave! Better still, join the fun at Seaside in the City in Wakefield this weekend where our Summer Road Show will be rolling in too.

Life will be a beach on Saturday (10 am to 5 pm) and Sunday (10 am to 4 pm) when the Cathedral Precinct will be transformed into a sensational sandy scene with fun for everyone.

You won't have to drive to the coast for traditional family entertainment.

In addition to donkey rides, live music, a Victorian carousel, a host of street entertainment and a food and craft market, you can chat to friendly WDH employees at the latest Road Show. 

A series of these events has taken place over the summer, bringing advice and information to tenants and residents at fun galas, market days and community events across the district. This year's theme is tenant priorities – understanding what our tenants needs are and how they see the services shaping in years to come.

So come along and say hello - and don't forget your sun cream and flip-flops!

 

 

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ILS residents enjoy chair-based exercises

Published 10 April 2015

Residents at WDH’s city centre Independent Living Scheme, Hatfeild Court, took part in a free chair-based exercise taster session last week as part of an initiative to help those with reduced mobility stay fit.

Organised in partnership between WDH and Wakefield Council, 10 tenants from the scheme enjoyed an hour of movement and exercise to music.

Chris Croxall, WDH Tenant Involvement Officer, said: “No matter what age or ability, there was something everyone could do. Whilst this initiative is about offering something to help people stay well as they get older, it’s also, for us, about helping bring residents together to create a really enjoyable atmosphere. Everyone had fun, which was important.”

 

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Don’t forget to get your tickets for WDH's exclusive pantomime21 September 2018

Published 21 September 2018
WDH is holding an exclusive pantomime performance of Cinderella on Friday 30 November 2018 in the evening at Wakefield Theatre Royal.
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Extreme weather conditions21 September 2018

Published 21 September 2018
As you will be aware we are experiencing extreme weather conditions and these are likely to continue over the weekend.
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Guide to Universal Credit – Ten things you need to know about Universal Credit21 September 2018

Published 21 September 2018
From Wednesday 28 November anyone of working age, living in Wakefield and needing to claim benefits will need to apply for Universal Credit online. A change in your circumstances could also mean you need to claim Universal Credit.
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The biggest Careers Fair in the district to take place next week20 September 2018

Published 20 September 2018
WDH will be attending the district’s biggest Careers Fair at Pontefract Park on Tuesday 25 September from 10 am to 6:30 pm. Young people from across Wakefield will be invited to help them consider their options.

Wakefield Hub closure for training (Wednesday 26 September at 1 pm)20 September 2018

Published 20 September 2018
Our Wakefield Hub will be closed on Wednesday 26 September at 1 pm for employee training. They will reopen on Thursday 27 September as normal.
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SAP closure for training (Thursday 27 September at 12 pm)20 September 2018

Published 20 September 2018
Our service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Thursday 27 September at 1 pm for employee training. They will reopen on Friday 28 September as normal.
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Preventing Fraud – WDH participates in the National Fraud Initiative (NFI)17 September 2018

Published 17 September 2018
This is a national scheme run by the Government, which aims to reduce opportunities for fraud against organisations that take part.
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WDH Independent Living.....the perfect place to live!3 September 2018

Published 3 September 2018
A WDH independent living scheme is the perfect place to live for anyone feeling vulnerable in their own home who isn’t ready to move into a care home.

Improvement works underway with Academies Trust24 August 2018

Published 24 August 2018
WDH Schools Solutions have been making major improvements to three schools within the Pontefract Academies Trust over the school holidays.
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Vote for your community heroes in our Love Where You Live Awards 2018!23 August 2018

Published 23 August 2018
Voting for the winner of our Love Where You Live Awards is now open. You can place your votes for your community champions on the dedicated website, www.lovewhereyouliveawards.co.uk, which has information on each finalist.
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External works in Airedale leave independent living residents with a smile12 November 2019

Published 12 November 2019
Residents at West Mead Independent Living Scheme in Airedale were left smiling after WDH invested in improving their homes.

External works in Airedale leave independent living residents with a smile12 November 2019

Published 12 November 2019
Residents at West Mead Independent Living Scheme in Airedale were left smiling after WDH invested in improving their homes.

If you have caring responsibilities, you could get a little extra help for free with Care Link11 November 2019

Published 11 November 2019
Did you know that one in nine people will be caring for someone who is older, disabled or seriously ill, whilst still working? Balancing work life and caring responsibilities can be stressful but our award winning Care Link service offers people with caring responsibilities added peace of mind by providing support for their loved one at the touch of a button.
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Celebrating Wakefield’s Finest28 October 2019

Published 28 October 2019
Tenants, residents and community groups were among the winners at WDH’s annual Love Where You Live Awards grand final.

Residents in South Elmsall are over the moon with Farfield Court’s new look!15 October 2019

Published 15 October 2019
Residents at Farfield Court Independent Living Scheme in South Elmsall got a sneak peek at the scheme’s new look following an extensive refurbishment.

Looking after the wellbeing of our Independent Living Scheme residents14 October 2019

Published 14 October 2019
We have partnered with technology business Care Management (CM), to pilot innovative technology that will monitor a resident’s health and predict health issues using heart rate, hydration levels, activity, sleep, muscle mass and grip strength.

Competition time!14 October 2019

Published 14 October 2019
Use our App to tell us what you use the internet for and you can win an Amazon Fire tablet. We are taking part in Get Online Week and sharing some hints and tips on how you can get more out of the World Wide Web.
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Get more out of life online!14 October 2019

Published 14 October 2019
Come along to our Get Online sessions between 14-20 October and try the internet. #getonlineweek is here and we are taking part and encouraging you to get more from the internet.
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Celebrating the work of our Mental Health Navigators on World Mental Health Day 201910 October 2019

Published 10 October 2019
Today is World Mental Health Day (Thursday 10 October 2019) and as an organisation we work hard to ensure that we look after our employees and tenant’s mental health.

We are supporting National Customer Service Week7 October 2019

Published 7 October 2019
National Customer Service Week is a week long opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and the vital role it plays in our business. Read below about just some of the things we do to provide good customer service.
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