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Opportunity to be part of a trial of a new game “Staging Posts on the Journey of Life”

A message from Gail Cardy, Transformation Project Manager – Mental Health, West Suffolk, Ipswich & East and North East Essex Clinical Commissioning (ICS).   "I am writing to invite you to take part in a trial run of a small group … Read Article about Opportunity to be part of a trial of a new game “Staging Posts on the Journey of Life”

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

I Matter Too

Sharing information about the 'I Matter Too' Project from BSEVC: "Starting September, we are running fortnightly sessions for carers to enjoy and connect with other carers. The free 2-hour sessions are an opportunity for carers to come together, … Read Article about I Matter Too

Hate crime

Hate crime causes great distress to its victims and the wider community. Suffolk Police takes this type of crime very seriously and is committed to tackling it to make our communities safer. What is Hate Crime? Any criminal offence which … Read Article about Hate crime

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

The treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities: a report from the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

Information below extracted from the summary of the full report: https://committees.parliament.uk/publications/6669/documents/71689/default/ - some sentences shortened/simplified. The poor treatment of autistic people and people with learning … Read Article about The treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities: a report from the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

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!