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Accessible Information Standard – know your rights

Thank you to Healthwatch Suffolk for sharing this information. The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care. Here’s some key information about what it means for your rights when it comes to receiving information from services. What should you expect? The standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss get information that they can access and understand and that they get any communication support they need from…

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The Accessible Information Standard

Thank you to Healthwatch Suffolk for sharing this information. The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care. Here’s some key information about what it means for your rights when it comes to receiving information from services. What should you expect? The standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss get information that they can access and understand and that they get any communication support they…

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Your care, your way

Clear, understandable information is important to help you make the right health and care decisions. Join this national Healthwatch campaign, and have your say on what needs to change. Everyone should be told about healthcare in the way they need it. ‘Your care, your way’ aims to: Find out how well health and care services deliver the Accessible Information Standard. Help people to know their rights to accessible information from services. Find out who else has problems understanding information about…

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Accessible information from NHS and care services – know your rights

Healthwatch Suffolk have written some helpful information about accessible information from NHS and care organisations. What is the Accessible Information Standard? The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care. We have gathered some key information about the accessible communications you should expect from services. The standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss get information that they can access and understand and that they get…

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Strategic VASP meeting

Sharing details of an upcoming meeting: ‘Let’s Talk About Women’s Mental Health and Wellbeing in Suffolk’ What is the meeting about? Several speakers shall be contributing, sharing experience and helping us think about how this effects ourown and others mental health and wellbeing… including: • Perinatal Health Practitioners• This Girl Can Suffolk Ambassadors• The wonderful BME Suffolk Support Group• Journeying through Peri-Menopause, Menopause and Post Menopause• Conversation about wellbeing experiences of women with a physical disability• Dynamics of Domestic/Honour Abuse,…

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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 to: Develop the best possible understanding about people’s experiences of using health and care services, including things that might have prevented them from accessing digital care (digital exclusion). To gather people’s thoughts on how things need to be different in…

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Cooking Up Co-production

Cooking Up Co-production – a community event – Thursday 5th December 2019 hosted by Healthwatch Suffolk A co-designed event, continuing the co-production journey’s in Suffolk. process than we imagined. The event will include guest speakers, learning and interactive activities. One of the aims of Cooking Up Co-production is to decide upon our shared principles, the ‘ingredients’ of our co-production recipe. The event is at Haverhill Arts Centre, a fantastic venue and to be inclusive of a different part of Suffolk…

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