1
SYR
Seen Ya Rights
2
SYR
• Formed as a consequence of a HR project
facilitated by:
• BIHR
• Age UK Derby & Derbyshire
• Derbyshire Friend
3
SYR
The Group produced a DVD
What Am I Afraid Of.
(WAIAO)
4
SYR
• To provide a training tool to raise
awareness of HR issues among
service providers for older people
• To provide a...
5
SYR
• To promote discussion within
community
• To offer HR training to interested
persons groups and institutions
6
SYR
The DVD was presented at International
LGBT Conference (Cardiff ) Aug 2011 and
copies distributed.
7
SYR
SYR launched its own website
Rainbows End (Oct 2011)
SYR distributed copies of the DVD to all
residential care homes...
8
SYR
We waited…
…and we waited….
…. AND WE WAITED!
9
SYR
But responses came eventually
invitations to address:
• A LGBT Group at a secondary school in
Derbyshire
• Derbyshir...
10
SYR
We have been recently encouraged by
many positive responses to WAIAO.
• We have learned:
• Age UK Scotland has used...
11
SYR
• Suffolk Age UK is using the DVD in
training
• Manchester Age UK have requested
WAIAO for training purposes
• The ...
12
SYR
• Age Action Alliance are circulating the
DVD to a wider audience.
• DCC will be using our DVD in forthcoming
train...
13
SYR
Meanwhile…
The SYR planned its next Project:
A DVD consisting of a series of animations
focussing upon care package...
14
SYR
We are also collectively working on a
deliverer/user friendly PP presentation
which can be offered as part of a tra...
15
SYR
Challenges facing SYR.
• Recruitment
• Ethnic Diversity
• Funding
• Publicity
• Resources ( both human and material)
16
SYR
To address these problems we have:
• Registered with Derby Community Action
(July 2012)
• Opened a Bank Account (Oc...
17
SYR
• What Next?
More of the same or a change of focus.
Older people and HR in the workplace?
18
SYR
One main purpose of ethics might be to help people
see that human rights abuses are chief among the moral
problems ...
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  1. 1. 1 SYR Seen Ya Rights
  2. 2. 2 SYR • Formed as a consequence of a HR project facilitated by: • BIHR • Age UK Derby & Derbyshire • Derbyshire Friend
  3. 3. 3 SYR The Group produced a DVD What Am I Afraid Of. (WAIAO)
  4. 4. 4 SYR • To provide a training tool to raise awareness of HR issues among service providers for older people • To provide a teaching tool for those delivering the PHSE curriculum in schools and colleges
  5. 5. 5 SYR • To promote discussion within community • To offer HR training to interested persons groups and institutions
  6. 6. 6 SYR The DVD was presented at International LGBT Conference (Cardiff ) Aug 2011 and copies distributed.
  7. 7. 7 SYR SYR launched its own website Rainbows End (Oct 2011) SYR distributed copies of the DVD to all residential care homes in Derbyshire SYR distributed copies of the DVD to every secondary school In Derbyshire
  8. 8. 8 SYR We waited… …and we waited…. …. AND WE WAITED!
  9. 9. 9 SYR But responses came eventually invitations to address: • A LGBT Group at a secondary school in Derbyshire • Derbyshire Friend Men’s Group • LGBT Christian Movement
  10. 10. 10 SYR We have been recently encouraged by many positive responses to WAIAO. • We have learned: • Age UK Scotland has used WAIAO for training purposes • A Care Manager for Hampshire County Council has requested a copy of the DVD for equality training purposes.
  11. 11. 11 SYR • Suffolk Age UK is using the DVD in training • Manchester Age UK have requested WAIAO for training purposes • The Assistant Chief Constable for Derbyshire is circulating the DVD among force contacts and other constabularies.
  12. 12. 12 SYR • Age Action Alliance are circulating the DVD to a wider audience. • DCC will be using our DVD in forthcoming training • A Carer in a residential care home indicated that she had been shown the DVD as part of her training.
  13. 13. 13 SYR Meanwhile… The SYR planned its next Project: A DVD consisting of a series of animations focussing upon care package provision which is consistent with FREDA Principles
  14. 14. 14 SYR We are also collectively working on a deliverer/user friendly PP presentation which can be offered as part of a training programme we hope to offer. We have produced a DVD consisting of a song with animations: Make It Better
  15. 15. 15 SYR Challenges facing SYR. • Recruitment • Ethnic Diversity • Funding • Publicity • Resources ( both human and material)
  16. 16. 16 SYR To address these problems we have: • Registered with Derby Community Action (July 2012) • Opened a Bank Account (Oct 2012) • Undertaken Skills Audit • Undertaken SWOT Analysis • Revisited our Aims and Objectives
  17. 17. 17 SYR • What Next? More of the same or a change of focus. Older people and HR in the workplace?
  18. 18. 18 SYR One main purpose of ethics might be to help people see that human rights abuses are chief among the moral problems facing the world, and to urge them to do something about the problems thus identified…If there is an arena where the greatest challenges for the future lie, and with them the greatest need for moral heroism and endeavour. It is in this sphere… moral heroism is required for us to teach ourselves wisdom. A C Grayling: The Choices of Hercules.

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