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Learning Disability Annual Health Check

SENDIASS is hosting a relaxed online session for parents and carers and young people in Suffolk England, about the Learning Disability Annual Health Check. Ace Anglia’s Peer Educators will explain all about the Learning Disability Annual Health Check and listen to your experiences. Click here to registerWhen: 20th March 2024Time: 7pm – 8pmWhere: Online The session will cover: You don’t have to put your video on or speak if you don’t want to – you can just listen or post…

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Learning Disability Annual Health Check

Are you on the learning disability register and have you had your annual health check? Ace Anglia have made a film about having your first Learning Disability Annual Health Check. If you have a learning disability and are not on the learning disability register you can find out more information here on how to get on the learning disability register: https://www.mencap.org.uk/advice-and-support/health/learning-disability-register?gclid=Cj0KCQjwiZqhBhCJARIsACHHEH-B4aLTsr1g249i79FA7BrONsQ0ENAdPFeclK-Jz-fjf4expv-cOV4aAnjiEALw_wcB For more information about Ace Anglia check out their website: https://www.aceanglia.com/

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group. About this meeting The My Health Focus Group is a new group as part of the updated Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22. The re-fresh of this strategy maintains our commitments to work together with partners across Suffolk. We want to work in new and different ways to ensure…

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Explaining patient data in an accessible way

Understanding Patient Data have published accessible resources that explain how patient data is used and the role of large-scale health datasets in research.   There’s an easy-read guide, which has been co-created with adults with learning disabilities based in Suffolk and Leicester, available in both English and Gujarati. There’s also a talking text video where a narrator reads out the guide—see below for all the links.    Understanding Patient Data want these resources to be used by teams that need to communicate…

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New resources: explaining patient data in an accessible way

Today, Understanding Patient Data have published new, accessible resources that explain how patient data is used and the role of large-scale health datasets in research.   There’s an easy-read guide, which has been co-created with adults with learning disabilities based in Suffolk and Leicester, available in both English and Gujarati. There’s also a talking text video where a narrator reads out the guide—see below for all the links.    Understanding Patient Data want these resources to be used by teams that…

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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 about advocacy in Suffolk, e-mail – suffolkadvocacyservice@pohwer.netor phone – 0300 456 2370

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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 (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient Advocacy Drop Ins How do…

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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 (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient Advocacy Drop Ins How do…

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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 about advocacy in Suffolk, e-mail – suffolkadvocacyservice@pohwer.netor phone – 0300 456 2370

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Suffolk Advocacy Service

From the 1st April, advocacy in Suffolk will be 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 (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient…

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Suffolk People First: May 2022

A message from https://www.aceanglia.com/ Suffolk People First will be back at Kesgrave Conference Centre for the first time in 2 over years. This will be a great chance to network and catch up with each other. The quarterly events bring together the People First Groups from across Suffolk, family carers, self-advocates and health & social care professionals. New For 2022 There will be a marketplace with loads of new projects and organisations. The events aim to: Work in co-production with…

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Ace Anglia are looking for two people to join its board of trustees

About Ace Anglia “Ace is an influential, people led, advocacy charity that supports and promotes inclusivity for people with a learning disability.” “We are particularly keen to recruit members of the local community in Suffolk who have the following skills, however this is not essential. Experience of caring for a person with a disability / autism / mental health Expertise in General Data Protection Regulation Special Educational Needs and Disability code of practice 0-25 years Accounts or financial experience Writing…

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Ace Anglia Health and Wellbeing meetings

Every Wednesday, Ace Anglia host Health and Wellbeing meetings. The meetings are free and on Zoom. There are a variety of different guest speakers, about anything health and wellbeing. Each meeting gives people a chance to talk and ask questions. This week’s meeting on Wednesday the 26 January is about Allergies and Asthma. If you would like to join please contact Abbie. e-mail abbie@aceanglia.com or call 07949 322812.

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Sexual Health Easy Read Booklets

The 4 new sexual health easy read booklets are now available! The booklets were co-produced by people with learning disabilities, autistic people, Ace Anglia, Public Health Suffolk and Thinklusive. People helped with the development of the design, content and images to make sure it was easy to use and understand. Source: Public Health Suffolk

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The 3 Cs Project – Free Peer- to Peer Training for Autistic people / people with Learning Disabilities to Challenge Discrimination and Harassment

The Suffolk Law Centre, in partnership with Ace Anglia and funded by National Lotteries Reaching Communities are pleased to offer a great 2-hour workshop training opportunity. The training is co-developed, co-written by specialist discrimination lawyers and a group of autistic people and/or with a learning disability. The workshop is co-presented by a specialist Discrimination Legal Adviser from Suffolk Law Centre plus one or two specially trained Peer Educators, who themselves are autistic or with a learning disability. It is undertaken…

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Picnic in the park

Bring a chair, bring a picnic! Come and join Ace Anglia in Bury St Edmunds at the Abbey Gardens on Friday 2nd July 2021 for a picnic and a chat! As restrictions are lifted Ace would like to offer you the opportunity to meet up. This is a chance for you to meet the members of the Ace team for a good chat! Where: Bury St Edmunds at the Abbey Gardens When: Friday 2nd July 2021 Time: 11:00 AM– 1:00…

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Seb interviews Georgia Chimbani: Director of Adult and Community Services of Suffolk County Council

Self-advocate Seb wanted to ask Suffolk County Council’s new Director of Adult and Community Services some questions about herself, her role and how she is going to help people. Seb wrote the questions himself and Chewy asked them on his behalf. You can watch the video below. If the video is not displaying, please click the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zACldfNLqy4

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Fairer Access to Health and Leisure Activities

Join Ace Anglia to discuss the accessibility of your local gyms and leisure facilities! When? Friday 11th June. What time? 10:30 – 12:30 How to I join? Please e-mail chewy@aceanglia.com or message 07920 427826. You will then be sent a Zoom link to join the meeting.

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What sessions can you come to in May at Ace Anglia’s Talk Health and Wellbeing?

Talk Health and Wellbeing Virtual online meetings every Wednesday at 2:00PM Wednesday 5th May 2021: Cancer with the cancer care navigators and  the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre Manager at Ipswich Hospital. Wednesday 12th May  2021: Grieving with Suffolk Cruse Wednesday 19th May 2021: Covid-19 conversations with the Primary Learning Disability Liaison Nurses Wednesday 26th May 2021: The new West Suffolk hospital with West Suffolk Hospital Foundation Trust To join a session email abbie@aceacanglia.com or phone 07949 322 812

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Talk Health and Wellbeing: Men’s and women’s only sessions

On Wednesday 10th February at 2pm, Ace Anglia will be hosting 2 sessions, one for men and the other for women. Sexual Health: Men Only This will be a men’s only session. It will give men the chance to speak openly about their sexual health. A NHS team will be there to answer any questions. Wednesday 10th February at 2pm. To join a session email abbie@aceacanglia.comor phone 07961 743 328 Breast Screening: Women Only This will be a women’s only…

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Suffolk People First online

About this event The next Suffolk People First Online is on Friday 26th February 2021. The quarterly held events bring together the People First Groups from across Suffolk, family carers, self-advocates and health & social care professionals. The event aims to: Work in co-production with delegates on implementing the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy Bring people together Provide opportunities for people to talk directly to the Learning Disability Partnership Board Provide opportunities for people to share good news or stories Host…

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Jerry Newman Talks About Co-Production

Learning Disability Liaison Nurse Jerry Newman talks about co-production between health, Ace Anglia and self-advocates. You can watch the video below. If the video is not displayed, you can watch the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kd-70LhIeSs&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=SuffolkLearningDisabilityPartnership

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Suffolk People First

A message from Ace Anglia: The next Suffolk People First Online is on Friday 4th December 2020. The quarterly held events bring together the People First Groups from across Suffolk, family carers, self-advocates and health & social care professionals. 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 for people to share good news…

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Suffolk People First Online

About this event The next Suffolk People First Online is on Friday 4th December 2020. The theme for this meeting will be relationships. The quarterly held events bring together the People First Groups from across Suffolk, family carers, self-advocates and health & social care professionals. 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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