You gave us useful insight about what is and isn't useful about using My Health Tools. Users valued the access to self -management resources, reflecting on health, goal setting and monitoring and prompting change.

This has provided valuable insight into the use of technology to help people manage long term conditions, and the useful and not useful features of the online platform. This information is being used to further develop the tool, help promote its use and inform future evaluation.

The proposed increase in funeral costs were too high and that some people struggled to afford funeral costs now. The majority opposed the proposed increases in fees for various reasons.

Having considered the feedback from the engagement process, the Cabinet moved away from the full cost recovery proposal and asked officers to revise the proposals so that the Cabinet could carefully consider the charges for next year with a view to agreeing a longer term strategy.

The savings resulting from the proposals to restricting the Access fund would be outweighed by the negative impact on children and families. It would make it harder for parents and carers to go to work, which could affect their mental health and have a knock on effect on the whole family. You said this would badly affect those who are already vulnerable

Given the overwhelming objection to the proposed changes and the potential impact on families who are already vulnerable, the decision was made to not restrict the Access Fund. Instead, we will explore ways of building the level of SEND provision in a number of early year’s settings across the district, by providing specialist outreach support and monitoring. This will give us a range of settings which are already equipped to support children with SEND, which will help the funding to go further.

Hello, welcome to Involve

Involve is a tool to help Kirklees Council and local public services, to plan and share community involvement work - like public events, surveys and consultation.

You can use it to find past, present and future involvement across Kirklees. Involve will tell you what's happened since the work has taken place as well, so you can see what difference getting involved has made.

You can use the calendar below to see what's happening, including things you can get involved in yourself.

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Activity between December 2018 and May 2019
Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy
Dewsbury residents and businesses invited to share memories of the town
Kirklees Council Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy
Help us continue to grow and become a leading place to live
West Yorkshire Combined Authority - Taxi Policies
Be part of the Kirklees e-panel!
We Are Challenging You To Balance The Budget - 2018

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Our framework for involving communities

We believe involving communities is fundamental for shaping effective services and supporting positive outcomes. The aim of this framework is to set out our common partnership approach to involving communities in Kirklees.