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My Planned Care

Helpful information and guidance for patients waiting for a hospital consultation, treatment or surgery. The COVID 19 pandemic has meant that there are more people waiting for an operation. This means that some people are waiting a long time for a hospital appointment or for treatment. The NHS know that this can be very difficult for many people who are waiting. The NHS is working hard to see people as quickly as possible, but it is going to take a…

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Human Rights and DNARs: People’s Experiences of DNAR Decision Making in 2020

Background to the report A Do Not Attempt Resuscitation decision is when medical professionals decide to not provide CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) to an individual. A DNAR order is also sometimes called a DNACPR order or DNR order. When DNAR orders are made with the full involvement of a person, as part of advanced care planning or a treatment plan, this can be an example of good human rights practice. The use of DNARs orders without involving the person and/or their…

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What the government is saying: helpful Covid-19 resources from LD England

On 4 January 2021, the government announced a new national lockdown. Everyone is being told to stay at home. Please see the links below to the latest guidance. Thank you to Learning Disability England for sharing. You can read the new national lockdown guidance here. There is extra guidance for people who are extremely clinically vulnerable. You can watch a video from NWTDT / Pathway to tell you about the new national lockdown here. You can read more government guidance in ‘Key Current Guidance…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 27

Day 27: Do Good December – a calendar from Action For Happiness “2020 has been a difficult year in so many ways. We have suffered with uncertainty, anxiety, isolation and challenges with our financial situation, health or relationships. One thing that can hold us together and help us get through is kindness. Although we can’t change our situation, we can choose to respond to others (and ourselves) with kindness. And when we’re kind, everything goes better. We help others, we help ourselves…

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Easy Read: Statement on flu vaccine and supply

This is a joint statement from Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Public Health England (PHE), and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI). The statement to reassure people that flu vaccine will be available and explain why some people may have to wait a little while longer for their flu vaccine. For the full statement go to: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flu-vaccines-and-supply-for-the-national-flu-programme-2020-to-2021

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“Nothing Much Has Changed.” Our lives are still not valued as much as yours

Inclsion North have produced an easy-read response to the latest LeDeR (Learning Disabilities Mortality Review Programme) Their Stop ‘People with a Learning Disability Dying Too Young Group’ have written the reply to the 2020 #Leder annual report, with their statement “Nothing Much Has Changed” You can read the response by clicking the download link below.

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Suffolk People First dates 2020

Suffolk People First is a county-wide self-advocacy event hosted by Suffolk based advocacy organisation, Ace Anglia. The quarterly held events bring together self-advocates, family carers, support workers and health & social care professionals from across Suffolk. We have guest speakers from local, regional and national organisations. The events aim to: Work in co-production with delegates on implementing the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2015-20 Bring people together Provide opportunities for people to talk directly to the Learning Disability Partnership Board Provide opportunities…

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Dates for 2020 Learning Disability Partnership Board Meetings

There are four planned meetings for Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board in 2020: Dates: 6th January 2020 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | Elizabeth Room, Endeavour House, Ipswich, IP1 2BX 8th April 2020 | 10:00am – 1:00pm | Elizabeth Room, Endeavour House, Ipswich, IP1 2BX 13th July 2020 | 10:00am – 1:00pm | Elizabeth Room, Endeavour House, Ipswich, IP1 2BX 13th October 2020 | 10:00am – 1:00pm | Elizabeth Room, Endeavour House, Ipswich, IP1 2BX Public Gallery Book your place for…

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