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Message from the NHS – Register with your local GP practice


It is of increased importance that all vulnerable people are registered with a GP practice in order for them to be assessed for prioritisation of the COVID-19 vaccination. However, we know that there are barriers and hesitancy amongst some people – in particular the assumption that they need to have a proof of address, [...]

Message from the NHS – Register with your local GP practice2021-02-16T10:44:10+00:00

York International Women’s Week 2021


It's York International Women's Week on 6th-14th March 2021 . There are many events being held for York International Women's Week and there are 2 pre-programme events too. OCAY are holding an event on 11th March to explain what Advocacy is and how we can support people. Download the full YIWW2021 Programme  or start with the [...]

York International Women’s Week 20212021-02-04T09:44:49+00:00

Carers UK – Free Digital Resources


Caring for a loved one who is ill, disabled or older can be valuable and rewarding, but without the right support caring can have an impact on your health, your job, your finances and your social life. Visit carersdigital.org and create an account using your free access code: DGTL6282. Use this code to get free [...]

Carers UK – Free Digital Resources2021-02-02T11:15:55+00:00

Travel Support for Covid Vaccinations


If you do not have a vehicle and are struggling to get to York's Vaccination Centre at Askham Bar, there are several organisations that can assist people in getting there with transport support: York Wheels have offered transport for a small charge and can be reached by phoning 01904 630080. The Home from Hospital service, [...]

Travel Support for Covid Vaccinations2021-02-02T10:52:58+00:00

COVID-19 Vaccine Information


Be reassured the NHS in York will let you know when it is your turn to get the Covid19 vaccine. We are working hard to ensure that we offer the vaccine to the most at risk and those in priory groups identified nationally by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) first. You may [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Information2021-01-28T09:06:56+00:00

OCAY Vacancy – Vice Chair of Trustees


OCAY is a York-based charity that provides advocacy to older citizens. OCAY is looking for a Vice Chair of Trustees to join our active, committed existing core of board members. Following a suitable and successful period as vice chair, we would hope for the recruit to transition to becoming chair of trustees, to take over [...]

OCAY Vacancy – Vice Chair of Trustees2021-01-18T11:48:22+00:00

Chair of Trustees Blog – OCAY Newsletter


This is a piece that OCAY's Chair of Trustees; Rachel Totton wrote for the OCAY Newsletter, where she speaks about her role as a Trustee and recruiting a new Vice-Chair Trustee: "I've been involved with OCAY since about 2008, first as a volunteer, then a trustee and currently chair of trustees for more than six [...]

Chair of Trustees Blog – OCAY Newsletter2021-01-18T11:39:31+00:00

York Systems Changers Programme – OCAY Newsletter


Our Lead Our Lead Advocate, Dan Brittan recently took part in the York Systems Changers Programme. This was a course where he explored creative ideas for supporting people in York with multiple and complex needs. This is what he had to say about it: "From September – December 2020 I attended York Systems Changers Programme. [...]

York Systems Changers Programme – OCAY Newsletter2021-01-18T11:38:26+00:00

OCAY Supports Older People who have had a recent Dementia Diagnosis – OCAY Newsletter


The Aviva Community Fund Crowdfunder Project has allowed us to fund free advocacy support for older people, who have recently had a diagnosis of dementia. Our volunteers can help with applications for power of attorney, advanced statements, welfare benefits, pensions, accessing health and social care services and complaints. They can help clients to challenge decisions [...]

OCAY Supports Older People who have had a recent Dementia Diagnosis – OCAY Newsletter2021-01-18T11:37:52+00:00
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