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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested in the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy. This could be people with a learning disability, autistic people, families and carers, provider organisations, members of the public, key organisations and businesses. There are 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

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Autism in Racing: Newmarket Racecourse Saturday 19th August 2023

What is Autism in Racing: August Event Autism in Racing have an upcoming date on Saturday 19th August 2023 at Newmarket Racecourse – this is a day meeting “Summer Saturday” -Love a Grey horse? The Grey Horse handicap takes centre stage as a field of only grey horses come thundering down the track. https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newmarket/events-tickets/summer-saturday-5/ We will have access to the mobile sensory unit with interactive walls. It’s hosted by Racing Together as part of our Autism in Racing programme and full…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Home 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 Home Focus Group. About this meeting The My Home 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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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice 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 Voice Focus Group. About this meeting The My Voice 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…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice 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 Voice Focus Group. About this meeting The My Voice 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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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…

doctor writing notes with patient

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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Suffolk Parent Carer Forum Open Forum Event

Suffolk Parent Carer Forum invite you to join them for the first ever Open Forum Event “We cannot wait to finally be able to meet parent carers in person and have the opportunity to discuss any concerns or feedback with parents carers and find out what else we can do as a forum to better represent your views and experiences.” The forum will include representatives from: PACT Activities Unlimited BEANS Sendiass The Vaccine Inequalities team Suffolk County Council Suffolk’s Clinical…

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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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Wildlife events in February 2022

Ipswich Borough Council are running wildlife events at various parks around Ipswich across February. All events are free to attend. Sunday 20 February: bird box making and painting at Chantry Park (meet by the play area) 12:00pm, – 2:00pm Monday 21 February: Woodland planting at Chantry Green, 10:00am – 1:00pm Tuesday 22 February: Ravenswood Wildlife Group Community orchard planting and Skylark awareness event (Braziers Wood entrance to Braziers Meadow/Wood, 10:00am – 12:00pm Tuesday 22 February: Tree planting (entrance to Gainsborough…

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Try something new in 2022

Make 2022 about trying something new. Whether it’s meeting others outside, joining a call from your sofa or signing up to a club at your local library, getting involved has never been easier. Let’s Get Creative is an online directory for free or low-cost creative activities & events happening in Suffolk. Let this year be your year. Meet more faces, explore your local surroundings or just try making something new. Spending a little time doing something for you can make…

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Out Loud Music: 2022 course information

A message from Out Loud Music CIC: For adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health issues living in Suffolk we offer free courses. Please see the link here for the 2022 dates. iSound The iSound learners get to explore creative media to produce professional podcasts, music beds, jingles & smart phone videos. Communication skills and confidence grow as interviewing, presentation and media techniques are developed in a range of activities. The podcasts produced can be shared online for the public. Please find attached…

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Out Loud Music: 2022 course information update

A message from Out Loud Music CIC: For adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health issues living in Suffolk we offer free courses. Please see the link here for the 2022 dates. iSound The iSound learners get to explore creative media to produce professional podcasts, music beds, jingles & smart phone videos. Communication skills and confidence grow as interviewing, presentation and media techniques are developed in a range of activities. The podcasts produced can be shared online for the public. Please find attached…

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Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

To mark Carers Rights Day carers across Suffolk are invited to join an online event to find out about the support available to them. The event is open to everyone and will include speakers, information on the support available to carers, what rights carers have and provide the chance to ask questions to experts. Many people are taking on more caring responsibilities for their relatives and friends who are disabled, ill or older and who need support. Each year, Carers…

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Youth Mobile Stop Motion Animation Workshop

An online workshop from Divergent Thinking. This animation workshop will teach you how to create a fun short stop-motion animation on your mobile phone. About this event All workshops will take place on Zoom. The details to access our online sessions will be released to participants via email one week before the event. This workshop is for young people ages 14- 25 years old. Our Mobile Phone Animation workshop powered by the Act for Change Fund will teach you how…

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Let’s Talk About Long Covid

The Suffolk Voluntary and Statutory Partnership is offering an open meeting… ‘Let’s Talk About Long Covid’ If you would to share your experience of living with Long Covid, and/or, if you’re part of a service that can help people living with Long Covid in Suffolk, especially with their emotional health, mental health, I’d welcome hearing from you, thank you – Simon King, Suffolk VASP Co-ordinator; simon.king@healthwatchsuffolk.co.uk When? Tuesday 20th July What time? 2.30 to 3.30pm (online) The meeting link can…

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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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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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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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Beyond Frazzled – with Ruby Wax

Join Action for Happiness for a special event with entertainer and mental health advocate Ruby Wax on how we can find possibility and positivity in 2021. About this Event 2020 was a truly challenging year. How can we start the new year with a sense of positivity and hope? At this event, Ruby Wax OBE will share “green shoots” of hope emerging in our society. Drawing on insights from her inspiring new book “And Now for the Good News…”, Ruby…

Mindfulness Made Easy

Join Action for Happiness for a special event with Shamash Alidina to learn how we can make mindfulness a natural part of our lives. About this Event Want to feel calmer and find ways to bring mindfulness into your daily life? Messages telling us to be mindful or appreciate what we have can leave us feeling that we’re falling short, especially in challenging times. There are so many demands on our attention and simply not enough hours in the day…

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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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#AVeryDifferentConversation: Mental Health Engagement Event 26th October 2020

A chance to listen, share your views and ask questions about Mental Health Services Plans Ace Anglia will be facilitating an online event on behalf of the Suffolk Alliance Mental Health Programme Team to give people with a learning disability and/or autism the chance to have a say on plans for mental health services. The event is on Monday 26th October, 10:30am – 12:30pm. If you would like go to the event please book on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mental-health-engagement-event-tickets-125523689735 Email chewy@aceanglia.com from…

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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 people who have a disability. Panel Baroness Sheila Hollins Paul Giannasi (National Police Chiefs Council) Dr Mark Brookes MBE (Advocacy Lead, Dimensions) Joanna Perry (Independent Consultant and Research Fellow at the Institute for Crime and Justice Policy Research, Birkbeck College) Kate Chate…

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