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PCPLD Network Podcast: Ep. 4 ‘When Deaths Go Wrong: The Story of Richard Handley’

Listen to Sheila Handley @PinguG talk with @TuffreyWijne about her son Richard, who had Down syndrome and died of constipation. In this episode Sheila Handley tells the story of her son Richard, who died in 2012 from constipation at the age of … Read Article about PCPLD Network Podcast: Ep. 4 ‘When Deaths Go Wrong: The Story of Richard Handley’

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

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

Using the add call function on your phone: a guide from KeyRing

Maybe you want to support someone with a tricky call, you can use the add call feature for this. You could also use add call to connect up to five people. It's especially useful for those who don't use social media. TO USE ADD CALL: Dial the … Read Article about Using the add call function on your phone: a guide from KeyRing

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-19 Guidance: Making a Christmas bubble with friends and family

Click the blue download button below to view or download an easy-read guide to making a Christmas bubble. This document was made by the Government. Alternatively you can click this download link: … Read Article about COVID-19 Guidance: Making a Christmas bubble with friends and family

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 26

Day 26: simple steps to look after your mental and physical health over winter Support your emotional wellbeing during the current restrictions, with this five ways to wellbeing planner from Public Health Suffolk You can download the … Read Article about Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 26

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 13

Day 13: Join a friend doing their hobby and find out why they love it Most people have a hobby that they do in their spare time. People have weird and wonderful hobbies of all kinds — from making cheese to geocaching — we all have our … Read Article about Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 13

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. 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 … Read Article about Supporting Victims of Disability Hate Crime

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