VOCAL: Wellbeing, Health and Social Care


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About VOCAL Wellbeing, Health & Social Care Forum

VOCAL Wellbeing, Health & Social Care Forum was established in 2016 and aims to improve wellbeing, health and social care fror the residents of Salford.

It brings together Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations  working with Salford Residents to improve wellbeing, health and care for mutual benefit, representation and to support their organisations development and capacity including the development of quality and good practice in their work.

It provides broad ranging representation of the interests and views of VCSE organisations working with residents of Salford and represents these views to Salford Strategic Partnerships and commissioning bodies as agreed by the Forum. 

VOCAL Wellbeing, Healh & Social Care Forum representatives aim to ensure that our service users interests are considered and our member organisation’s expertise and diverse experience fully informs commissioning and strategy and works with partners towards a more effective, joined up service to better meet the needs of and improve health and wellbeing outcomes for the resident of Salford.

The full VOCAL forum meets 4 times per year

Membership is open to any VCSE organisation working within the City of Salford.

VOCAL Wellbeing, Health and Social Cae Forum has representation on the following multi agency strategic partnerships

Multi Agency Strategic Partnership

Priorities/ Areas of Work

Current Plans & Strategies

Health & Wellbeing Board

Improving Health & Wellbeing Transformation (GM Devolution)

Salford Locality Plan

Salford Together Partnership


Transformation of Community Based Care & Support


Standardisation of Acute & Specialist Care

Better Care Element of Salford Locality Plan

Salford Safeguarding Adults Board

Safeguarding adults at risk

Community engagement in Salford’s safeguarding priorities

The Care Act 2014


Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership

GM Health, Wellbeing & Social Care Transformation

GM Population Health Plan

GM Locality Plan – Taking Charge

GM Commissioning Strategy

Primary Care Strategy 2016-2021

Mental Health Plan

Dementia Strategy

Forum Meeting Dates:

 Tuesday 15th October 2019 10am to 12.30pm

Tuesday 21st January 2020 10am to 12.30pm

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Lesmond Taylor (Health & Wellbeing Development Worker)

E-mail: lesmond.taylor@salfordcvs.co.uk

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
Registered address 
The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 
Email: office@salfordcvs.co.uk


Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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