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Coronavirus Act 2020: Easy Read

The Coronavirus Act 2020 has been written to help the country cope with the coronavirus pandemic. It says that Local Authorities (councils) can decide not to follow parts of the Care Act. This easy-read guide is about the changes that might need to … Read Article about Coronavirus Act 2020: Easy Read

easy-read information following the latest government guidance

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership are creating easy-read information about frequently asked questions following the most recent government announcements. You can download the easy-read information by clicking the download buttons below. … Read Article about easy-read information following the latest government guidance

A message from the Minister for Care, Helen Whately

“The vital role our care sector plays in supporting some of the most vulnerable in our society has never been clearer than over the past weeks and months. This pandemic has shone a light on the brilliant skills, commitment and dedication of you, … Read Article about A message from the Minister for Care, Helen Whately

The impact of Coronavirus on those with learning disabilities in care settings

Jayne McCubbin looks at the impact of coronavirus on those with learning disabilities in care settings. There have been nearly three times more deaths in care settings, where people with a learning disability may live this year compared to the same … Read Article about The impact of Coronavirus on those with learning disabilities in care settings

Community-based care and learning disabilities: providing the right support, care and housing

#onlineevent More than 2,000 people with autism or a learning disability are currently living in care settings that do not meet their needs. This free online event will look at the challenges of moving people into homes in the community and … Read Article about Community-based care and learning disabilities: providing the right support, care and housing

Staying alert and safe: 1. Protecting different groups of people

As the government advice changes from Stay at Home to Stay Alert, we are creating easy-read information about the new guidance. We start with part 1, Protecting different groups of people. This guidance is for the general public who are fit and … Read Article about Staying alert and safe: 1. Protecting different groups of people

Wonderful work from artists supported by @suffolk_artlink ...

You can now download some pictures that help describe ypur reasoning for not wearing a face covering when out and about. Link in bio. ...