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‘How to’ Zoom presentations

Waveney based organisation The Voice Cloud have been awarded funding by East Suffolk Council as part of their Hidden Needs programme to run a series of unique interactive 'How To' sessions. ‘Connections’ comprises twelve monthly bespoke Zoom … Read Article about ‘How to’ Zoom presentations

New rules from the 12 April

Members of the Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership have made some easy-read information about stage 2 of the easing of lockdown, explaining changes to guidance from the 12 April. You can download by clicking the link below, or you can click … Read Article about New rules from the 12 April

Supporting people with everyday technology

Social care staff need to be ready to help people they support and their families to make choices about using technology to stay connected and contribute to their communities, especially while social distancing restrictions are in place. Using … Read Article about Supporting people with everyday technology

NHS Complaint Standards: Summary of expectations

The NHS Complaint Standards set out how organisations providing NHS services should approach complaint handling. They apply to NHS organisations in England and independent healthcare providers who deliver NHS-funded care. The Standards are … Read Article about NHS Complaint Standards: Summary of expectations

Active April 2021

Keeping active is a great way to boost our mental wellbeing. So this month, Action for Happiness are encouraging everyone to get moving and get outdoors as much as possible. Whatever your circumstances, you can find your own simple ways to be … Read Article about Active April 2021

Annual Health Check workshop

A virtual online workshop to learn more about Annual Health Checks. Do you live in Suffolk, have a learning disability and are over the age of 14? Then you can have an Annual Health Check. Ace Anglia, in partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS … Read Article about Annual Health Check workshop

PCPLD Network Podcast: Ep. 4 ‘When Deaths Go Wrong: The Story of Richard Handley’

Listen to Sheila Handley @PinguG talk with @TuffreyWijne about her son Richard, who had Down syndrome and died of constipation. In this episode Sheila Handley tells the story of her son Richard, who died in 2012 from constipation at the age of … Read Article about PCPLD Network Podcast: Ep. 4 ‘When Deaths Go Wrong: The Story of Richard Handley’

Do Not Resuscitate? DNACPR & people with learning disabilities

An event part of the PCPLD Network webinar series About this Event The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed huge problems with the way Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions are made, understood and communicated with people … Read Article about Do Not Resuscitate? DNACPR & people with learning disabilities

COVID-19 vaccine: Booking a vaccination (19 March update)

The NHS has an online service to book a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. We have made an easy-read guide. Click the blue download button to view / download. … Read Article about COVID-19 vaccine: Booking a vaccination (19 March update)

Census 2021 Accessibility and Completion advice, online session Friday 26 March

Census 2021 accessibility and completion information from Norfolk and Suffolk’s Census Engagement Team About this session Census 2021 is the most accessible Census yet. Need help with the questionnaire? Need help getting a questionnaire? This … Read Article about Census 2021 Accessibility and Completion advice, online session Friday 26 March

Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

In line with national guidance, appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are now being offered to eligible, unpaid carers in Suffolk and north east Essex within priority cohort 6. Eligible unpaid carers are identified by the Joint Committee for … Read Article about Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Disability football taster session

A message from Ipswich Town Community Trust: Come & try our FUN, inclusive for all sessions, in which we aim to develop sporting & social skills, confidence, self-esteem and mental well-being! Contact leanne.smith@itfc.co.uk for any … Read Article about Disability football taster session

Care Quality Commission: Protect, Respect, Connect

An easy-read report from the CQC (Care Quality Commission) looking at decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19. View or download the report here: https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/dnacpr Press play for audio Download … Read Article about Care Quality Commission: Protect, Respect, Connect