Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
From the LPCF team:
LPCF Excellence Awards
An impressive 18 nominations!!
Have you seen the number of Excellence award nominations we have received this time around.
It is phenomenal, that during one of the most challenging times we have experienced, we have received the most examples of good practice.
This should be celebrated! Well done to everyone.
For a list of nominations please see the link https://www.lincspcf.org.uk/P_Award_HOF.php
Date for your diary
Thursday 24th June 10.30am
Join LPCF for our 2021 AGM.
Hear what LPCF have achieved over the last year and what our priorities are for the coming year.
Special Guests - LCC SEND team -hear from the Head of service for SEND and her team speaking about the £86 million investment and the transformation of SEND in Lincolnshire.
The meeting will be held on the Zoom virtual platform.
Please see the LPCF events page for the Zoom link.
Please publicise our FREE events to the parents you work with.
Parents have to be LPCF members to join the sessions below, but can join up via our website link
Parents wellbeing sessions – LPCF members only
Join LPCF for a free 90-minute Zoom session to help improve mental health & wellbeing.
Nicole from Hummingbird Hypnotherapy will be providing proven techniques to help make positive changes to parents lives.
Relax with like-minded people in a positive atmosphere.
Dates: Thursday 20th May 7.30pm – 9pm
Thursday 10th June 12.30 – 2.30pm
Join LPCF & Nicole from Hummingbird Hypnotherapy for a FREE workshop on “Staying positive”.
We will be exploring strategies and techniques to support us and help increase our resilience.
All you will need is a pen & paper, a cuppa, a pillow and blanket ( for the relaxation at the end).
If you haven’t tried it before why not give it a go – what have you got to lose.
Free for LPCF members only
Information on Covid
LPCF have dedicated a section in the Information Library to the current COVID-19 crisis. It has lots of information and support for parents and also lots of activities and resources for children.
Parents who join our membership and fulfil the criteria are offered a free discount card.
The Information page of the LPCF website contains more detail.
We have added a few consultations to our website that may be of interest to the parents you work with https://www.lincspcf.org.uk/P_Consultation.php
- National Smile Month
- Adaptive clothing range
- Covid pandemic
Parental resources library
This page of the LPCF website > information>parental resources
gives parents useful documents from other organisations to ensure that parents are kept well informed of what services they can offer.
If your organisation has any generic leaflets or brochures in pdf that inform parents about your service or offer of support and wish to support LPCF with this initiative please let us know.
Please help our Charity – you don’t have to be a parent!
Please help us to help you by using Amazon Smile and Easy fundraising. It doesn’t cost you anything but it does help our Charity.
LPCF Lottery Club – we have a small lottery club , which helps to raise funds and you can join for either £26 for 6 months or £52 for a year. Monthly prizes are £50, £10 and £5. Winners can be seen on the funding page.
You’ve got to be in it to win it!!
Why not bookmark LPCF’s website on your browser for easy access.
Please encourage parents you work with to join LPCF, as the earlier we can support them on their journey the better outcomes for the whole family in terms of engagement, signposting, information & support.
Please also encourage other professionals you work with to join our professional membership so they are kept informed too!
An LPCF leaflet has been attached if you would like to hand it out to any parents or add it to your website.
Thank you for your support