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Mindful March

A new wellbeing calendar from Action for Happiness: "Let's take the time to pause, breathe and really take in what's all around us."  "This month we're encouraging you to take some time to look within. Learning to be more mindful and aware … Read Article about Mindful March

2021 Census

What is the census? The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. The next census takes place on Sunday 21 March 2021. Your answers to the census questions will … Read Article about 2021 Census

Youth Review Questionnaire

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is reviewing the programmes and services it supports for young people outside of school (including the National Citizen Service, youth clubs, youth volunteering opportunities and local sports/arts … Read Article about Youth Review Questionnaire

What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes: an easy-read guide

Diabetes UK have made an easy-read guide to support people who have type 2 diabetes. You can view and download the guide by clicking the link below. … Read Article about What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes: an easy-read guide

COVID-19: All people on learning disabilities registers to be invited for vaccine

All people on the learning disability register with their GP will be invited for Covid vaccine. This change is happening following updated advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The learning disability … Read Article about COVID-19: All people on learning disabilities registers to be invited for vaccine

COVID-19: Roadmap out of lockdown: step 1

The Government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’, setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership have created an easy-read guide which explains the first step of the … Read Article about COVID-19: Roadmap out of lockdown: step 1

Using the add call function on your phone: a guide from KeyRing

Maybe you want to support someone with a tricky call, you can use the add call feature for this. You could also use add call to connect up to five people. It's especially useful for those who don't use social media. TO USE ADD CALL: Dial the … Read Article about Using the add call function on your phone: a guide from KeyRing

The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

You may know that in 2020, as the first Covid-19 Lockdown came into place, Paradigm designed a Snapshot Survey to capture the experience and feelings of Support Workers/PAs working through the pandemic. The findings of this survey led to the … Read Article about The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

New shielding list: Who’s on extended list of Covid vulnerable people – and when they get the vaccine

The Government is adding 1.7 million more people to the shielding list, with 800,000 moved up the vaccine priority list. It means almost four million people are now being told to shield in England, with 31 March the proposed … Read Article about New shielding list: Who’s on extended list of Covid vulnerable people – and when they get the vaccine

Hospital care during the Coronavirus pandemic: hearing your stories

A message from Diabetes UK: We know that hospital care may be different to normal right now. Which is why we want to speak to people with diabetes who have been admitted to hospitalduring the coronavirus pandemic. To say thank you for your … Read Article about Hospital care during the Coronavirus pandemic: hearing your stories

Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

As of Monday 15th February, unpaid carers will be included in the next phase of the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine and will begin to be called forward for their first jab. Unpaid carers are in cohort six of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and … Read Article about Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

Suffolk User Forum newsletter – Connect

Suffolk User Forum have published their latest newsletter. "Find out what we’ve been up to over the past year and how things have been working differently for us throughout the pandemic. We also feature the latest news and events from changes to … Read Article about Suffolk User Forum newsletter – Connect

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust engagement sessions

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) needs your feedback! Hosted by NSFT Governors, NSFT will be holding 6 online events to help us focus on what’s important to the people who use our mental health services and their carers. Attendees … Read Article about Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust engagement sessions

Vaccines, campaigns and resources session hosted by Learning Disability England

Learning Disability England are hosting a self-advocacy and family session this Thursday 11th February 2021 at 3pm on Zoom. They will be talking about vaccines, campaigns and resources. You can sign up to this event on Eventbrite: … Read Article about Vaccines, campaigns and resources session hosted by Learning Disability England

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 ...

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