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Dysphagia – Eating and drinking difficulties -Free online training offer

The aim of the training is to increase the knowledge and confidence of staff and families who support people with dysphagia. This training is a 3hr session accessed via Microsoft Teams. The training will cover: • The normal swallow, what can go wrong and why• What can cause a problem and signs to look out for• The role of Speech and Language Therapy in supporting eating and drinking• Reports, guidelines and support tools (placemats)• Food and drink modification (IDDSI)• Support…

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Living with Covid

This is an easy-read version of Public Health Suffolk’s living with Covid Message Cascader. It explains the Government plans about Covid and how to keep yourself and others safe. You can view or download the document by clicking this link: https://suffolkordinarylives.co.uk/resources/living-with-covid/ For more information please go to: http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/suffolks-response/message-cascaders/

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Face coverings and the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

A message from the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme: “On 11 January – as coronavirus cases continue to rise and England is in a third lockdown – the UK Government said it was getting tougher on face mask enforcement in supermarkets after infections and deaths across the country reached “crisis point.” On Tuesday 12 January, the big four supermarkets confirmed they would all be adopting a policy of refusing entry to non-mask wearers.“ “We are extremely shocked, saddened and disappointed with…

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Suffolk Police – community update, 7th January 2021

Please see update below from the Suffolk Police Chief Superintendent, Kim Warner: “It maybe a new year but the current Covid-19 pandemic and its associated challengesremains and continues to face us all. The government announcement of a third national lockdown is a bitter pill to swallowbut it is an necessary one. The message is simple – please stay at home to protectthe NHS and save lives. It’s especially important as we are also combatting a new andmore infectious strain of…

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Support bubbles

The aim of a support bubble is to help people who’ve been cut off from friends and family. What is a support bubble? A bubble is defined as a group of people with whom you have close physical contact. In England, single adults living alone – or single parents whose children are under 18 – can form a support bubble with one other household. The second household can be of any size and can include “at risk” people who were previously…

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