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Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic

About the event On Friday 25th June, 1pm to 2pm, Suffolk and Norfolk NHS Foundation Trust are holding an online event called: Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic. The event will be a … Read Article about Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic

Free workshops for parents and carers to support the emotional wellbeing of young people

Free online workshops are being held in April and May to help parents and carers support the mental health of the children they care for.  The workshops, provided by NSFT's psychology in schools team have helped over 1800 people since the first … Read Article about Free workshops for parents and carers to support the emotional wellbeing of young people

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

Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

As of Monday 15th February, unpaid carers will be included in the next phase of the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine and will begin to be called forward for their first jab. Unpaid carers are in cohort six of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and … Read Article about Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust engagement sessions

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) needs your feedback! Hosted by NSFT Governors, NSFT will be holding 6 online events to help us focus on what’s important to the people who use our mental health services and their carers. Attendees … Read Article about Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust engagement sessions

People with learning disability and COVID-19 vaccinations

The PCPLD (Palliative Care for people with Learning Disabilities) Network recently hosted a webinar; 'Why all people with learning disabilities and their carers should be prioritised.' You can watch a video of the event on YouTube below. About … Read Article about People with learning disability and COVID-19 vaccinations

Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

The national COVID-19 vaccination is now being offered as a priority to individuals who are at highest risk of catching the infection and of suffering serious complications. Dementia UK have produced a useful tips document. This includes … Read Article about Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

SENDIASS online sessions

Please see information below from Suffolk SENDIASS. Suffolk SENDIASS stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service. It is a confidential and impartial information, advice and support service on … Read Article about SENDIASS online sessions

Supporting recovery after COVID-19

NHS England have a website with lots of information for recovering from COVID-19, including: Managing the effects: Effects on the bodyEffects on the mindCOVID's links with other conditions Wellbeing: Eating wellSleeping wellGetting … Read Article about Supporting recovery after COVID-19

Covid vaccine: who gets it first?

The latest UK vaccine priority list in easy-read. Thank you to Photosymbols You can download the poster by clicking the blue download button below. Or you can click this link: … Read Article about Covid vaccine: who gets it first?

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 17

Day 17: Suffolk Socials A message from Wellbeing Suffolk: Every month we organise socials across Suffolk to give people the opportunity to expand their social network and catch up with those they’ve met through Wellbeing. This is all about … Read Article about Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 17

Flu vaccination: Just don’t let anything stop you

On behalf of the NHS, Misfits Theatre Company tackles the misinformation surrounding the flu vaccination head on and urges people with learning disabilities and their carers (family member or support worker) to not delay, and get their free flu … Read Article about Flu vaccination: Just don’t let anything stop you

Supporting Victims of Disability Hate Crime

An online event for people who have a disability, families and supporters: 15th October 2020 About this Event In Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020 we are pleased to launch a new resource from True Vision for families and supporters of … Read Article about Supporting Victims of Disability Hate Crime

Job opportunity: Learning Disability and Autism Network Manager

The NHS England and NHS Improvement Learning Disability and Autism Engagement Team work to help people with a learning disability and their families, carers and supporters to have their say in work happening at NHS England and NHS Improvement. "We … Read Article about Job opportunity: Learning Disability and Autism Network Manager

Find Out More: Supporting the Wellbeing of Families and Carers of People with a Learning Disability

Turning Point have produced a Find Out More guide which provides wellbeing support for families and carers of people with a learning disability . If you are interested in knowing more, this guide will help you consider: Why looking after our … Read Article about Find Out More: Supporting the Wellbeing of Families and Carers of People with a Learning Disability