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COVID-19 vaccine: Booking a vaccination (19 March update)

The NHS has an online service to book a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. We have made an easy-read guide. Click the blue download button to view / download. … Read Article about COVID-19 vaccine: Booking a vaccination (19 March update)

Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

In line with national guidance, appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are now being offered to eligible, unpaid carers in Suffolk and north east Essex within priority cohort 6. Eligible unpaid carers are identified by the Joint Committee for … Read Article about Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Care Quality Commission: Protect, Respect, Connect

An easy-read report from the CQC (Care Quality Commission) looking at decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19. View or download the report here: https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/dnacpr Press play for audio Download … Read Article about Care Quality Commission: Protect, Respect, Connect

Identifying early signs of worsening health in a person with a learning disability

This free online training is for family carers only and has been designed to help carers easily identify signs that someone may be unwell and to let them know what they should do next. About this Event The workshop is free and only for carers … Read Article about Identifying early signs of worsening health in a person with a learning disability

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!

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

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 … Read Article about Human Rights and DNARs: People’s Experiences of DNAR Decision Making in 2020

Supporting people with learning disabilities in Bereavement webinar

An event part of the PCPLD Network webinar series. PCPLD stands for Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities. You can find out more here about PCPLD here: https://www.pcpld.org/about-us/ About this Event With Baroness Sheila … Read Article about Supporting people with learning disabilities in Bereavement webinar

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 22

Day 22: Introducing the Calm app Open the Calm app and you’ll immediately be greeted with the gentle sound of the outdoors. It varies from person to person, but we loved this touch and found it helps on the path to relaxation. As well as guided … Read Article about Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 22

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for people receiving direct payments

Advice for people who buy care and support through a direct payment, as well as local authorities, clinical commissioning groups and those who provide care and support. … Read Article about Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for people receiving direct payments

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 10

Day 10: 10 practical tips for dealing with stress Please see the poster below from Believe Perform: 10 practical tips for dealing with stress. You can also read the tips below. 01. Ask for help Speak to someone about your … Read Article about Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 10

Personalised Care: Peer Leadership Foundation – Step One. A free course from FutureLearn

Learn what personalised care is and how the whole population can benefit As the NHS moves towards a more personalised health and care system, it’s important for people to have a clear idea of what this new, more targeted approach to health and … Read Article about Personalised Care: Peer Leadership Foundation – Step One. A free course from FutureLearn

Learning from Covid-19 March – September 2020

The Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System has made a video about their learning from COVID-19 over the last 6 months. You can watch the film below or click here. What is the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care … Read Article about Learning from Covid-19 March – September 2020

Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessment webinar

Parents can still sign up for this webinar, hosted by Suffolk SENDIASS Parents can watch this free live webinar from anywhere with internet access.  The webinar explores: What the law expects to happen before an EHC needs assessment is … Read Article about Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessment webinar

End of life care for people with learning disabilities… Are we prepared?

An event from Kingston And St Georges, Faculty Of Health, Social Care And Education in partnership with the charity, Palliative Care of People with Learning Disabilities. The webinar will be of particular interest to anyone who is involved in … Read Article about End of life care for people with learning disabilities… Are we prepared?