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Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

This booklet explains Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy available in Suffolk. The Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. For more information … Read Article about Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

Accessible Information Standard – know your rights

Thank you to Healthwatch Suffolk for sharing this information. The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care. Here’s some key information about what it means for your … Read Article about Accessible Information Standard – know your rights

Sensory library sessions

The Saturday Club Sensory Library is filled with a variety of sensory items which are designed to help people adjust to, or cope with sensory challenges. The aim is to enable children or adults to try sensory equipment to see if it would be … Read Article about Sensory library sessions

Suffolk Advocacy Service

Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy … Read Article about Suffolk Advocacy Service

Dysphagia – Eating and drinking difficulties -Free online training offer

The aim of the training is to increase the knowledge and confidence of staff and families who support people with dysphagia. This training is a 3hr session accessed via Microsoft Teams. The training will cover: • The normal swallow, what can … Read Article about Dysphagia – Eating and drinking difficulties -Free online training offer

‘The Other One Show’

We’re back with another instalment of ‘The Other One Show’ – a chat show hosted by people with learning disabilities. About this event The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities and London South Bank University (LSBU) are … Read Article about ‘The Other One Show’

Suffolk Parent Carer Forum Open Forum Event

Suffolk Parent Carer Forum invite you to join them for the first ever Open Forum Event "We cannot wait to finally be able to meet parent carers in person and have the opportunity to discuss any concerns or feedback with parents carers and find out … Read Article about Suffolk Parent Carer Forum Open Forum Event

Driving Mobility – helping with assisted driving and accessibility

Supported by the Department for Transport, Driving Mobility co-ordinate 20 independent driving and mobility assessment centres across the UK. These centres provide professional assessments and information so people with restricted … Read Article about Driving Mobility – helping with assisted driving and accessibility

Government announces funding to improve public transport accessibility for disabled people

Shared by Learning Disability Today The government has announced a £2.5 million funding package which will support people with disabilities to travel more confidently on public transport. The funding includes £1.5 million to support 13 … Read Article about Government announces funding to improve public transport accessibility for disabled people

The Other One Show: better commissioning for better lives

We're back with another instalment of 'The Other One Show' - a chat show hosted by people with learning disabilities. About this event The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities and London South Bank University (LSBU) are … Read Article about The Other One Show: better commissioning for better lives

Funding the Gap: Helping self-advocacy grow

Join Learning Disability England for the launch of Funding the Gap, a joint report into the funding of self-advocacy. About this event The Funding the Gap report is about how self-advocacy groups for people with learning disabilities are … Read Article about Funding the Gap: Helping self-advocacy grow

Out Loud Music Courses starting in May 2022

Out Loud Music offers friendly and accessible courses in music and media, supporting you to realise your goals and play a part in making the music and media industry a more inclusive place! These courses are free to adults 19+ with … Read Article about Out Loud Music Courses starting in May 2022

Same Day Emergency Care from the NHS

What is same day emergency care? Same day emergency care (sometimes called SDEC) is one of the many ways the NHS is working to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time for patients. It aims to benefit both patients and the … Read Article about Same Day Emergency Care from the NHS

Anglian Water: priority services register

A message shared by Anglia Water: "As the cost-of-living crisis is affecting many of our customers, it’s more important than ever that people who need help paying their bills are being supported." Anglian Water’s specially trained Extra … Read Article about Anglian Water: priority services register

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...