OPAAL Members Day & AGM – 20th September 2016

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This year’s OPAAL Members Day & AGM will take place on Tuesday 20th September 2016 in London. This year we have changed things slightly and are inviting previous members to this event to showcase what we do at OPAAL and share our exciting future plans. If you are aware of anyone who would like to come along, … Continued

OPAAL launches Older People’s Advocacy Manifesto 2016

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Ahead of last year’s General Election OPAAL produced a set of 5 key asks which members contributed to.  As you know we have consulted with members again to develop an up to date set of five key asks of UK government and devolved parliaments/assemblies in the form of our Older People’s Advocacy Manifesto 2016. This … Continued

YOUMANITY imAge Photography Award Winners Announced

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Press release   Three outstanding photographers have been announced as winners of imAge photography award entrants. They are:   Elise Jacob – 1st place Francesco Ruffoni – 2nd place Abhijit Chakraborty – 3rd place   YOUMANITY Photography Award is an annual competition open to anyone with an interest in photography and participants are judged on … Continued

YOUMANITY – ImAge Photography Award 2016

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OPAAL UK have been asked to assist in promoting this years’ YOUMANITY ImAge Photography Award 2016. Promoting the importance of social inclusion is central to the aims of YOUMANITY – several projects, including an annual photography award, are delivered to underline pressing social issues. To this end, YOUMANITY have launched their 5th photography edition, which this … Continued

Could you be a QPM Associate Assessor?

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The Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM) is a quality assurance and assessment system for providers of independent advocacy in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Advocacy supports people to say what they want, represents their interests, obtains the services they need and secures their rights to enable them to have increased choice and control and live … Continued