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Hospital care for young people with a learning disability

Do you know what Transition is? It's the process when someone moves from children's to adult services. Mencap have made a new easy-read guide about the differences you might find if you go to hospital as you get older. You can view and … Read Article about Hospital care for young people with a learning disability

Integrated Care Systems

Over the last few months, you may have heard about Integrated Care Systems. Integrated Care Systems are sometimes called an 'ICS'. We are sharing two helpful resources to help you understand what Integrated Care Systems are and how they will … Read Article about Integrated Care Systems

Natural Wellbeing – with Satish Kumar

Join Action for Happiness for a special event with activist and author Satish Kumar to discover how living more simply can boost our wellbeing. About this event How can living more simply help us take care of ourselves, our planet and each … Read Article about Natural Wellbeing – with Satish Kumar

We want to ask you…What has the pandemic been like for you?

A unique webinar from PCPLD Network: planned, produced and presented entirely by people with learning disabilities About this event They wrote this invitation to a range of people, including keyworkers and public figures: "We are the … Read Article about We want to ask you…What has the pandemic been like for you?

Digital health and care – A project from Healthwatch Suffolk

A summary of findings from Healthwatch Suffolk project about digital health and care: This project – In brief Throughout the year 2020/21, people shared their experiences of using digital NHS and social care services with us. The aim has been … Read Article about Digital health and care – A project from Healthwatch Suffolk

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