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Jerry Newman Talks About Co-Production

Learning Disability Liaison Nurse Jerry Newman talks about co-production between health, Ace Anglia and self-advocates. You can watch the video below. If the video is not displayed, you can watch the film here: … Read Article about Jerry Newman Talks About Co-Production

Making friends with your face mask

This video is for people with learning disabilities to help them understand why wearing a face mask is important, how to find a face mask that suits them and how to get used to wearing it. Thank you to Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust for … Read Article about Making friends with your face mask

COVID-19 Vaccine: Accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation have produced some information about the COVID-19 vaccine. It gives information to people and families about the vaccine and accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning … Read Article about COVID-19 Vaccine: Accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges

Supporting people with learning disabilities in Bereavement webinar

An event part of the PCPLD Network webinar series. PCPLD stands for Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities. You can find out more here about PCPLD here: https://www.pcpld.org/about-us/ About this Event With Baroness Sheila … Read Article about Supporting people with learning disabilities in Bereavement webinar

People with learning disabilities ‘haven’t been able to have the right support’ in pandemic

Public Health England figures show that during the first wave of the pandemic, 18 to 34-year-olds with learning disabilities were up to 30 times more likely to die from Covid-19 than the same age group in the general population. Channel 4 spoke to … Read Article about People with learning disabilities ‘haven’t been able to have the right support’ in pandemic

After scandals like Winterbourne View, why is basic decency still remarkable?

An article by Sara Ryan, originally posted to https://www.theguardian.com/uk Children with learning disabilities and their families need support that is kind, compassionate and thoughtful. You can read the article by visiting the following … Read Article about After scandals like Winterbourne View, why is basic decency still remarkable?

Personalising digital tools for people with learning disabilities: challenges and solutions

Supporting individuals with learning disabilities to access the care for their needs comes with a number of challenges. But could we finally put the people using services at the heart of planning and delivery with the use of technology? Join us for … Read Article about Personalising digital tools for people with learning disabilities: challenges and solutions

Planning for Emergencies: an online workshop

Learning Disability England, in partnership with Together Matters are running two workshops on support for family carers to make plans for the future. About this Event This session focuses on planning for emergencies which seems all the more … Read Article about Planning for Emergencies: an online workshop

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

Personalising digital tools for people with learning disabilities. An online event from The King’s Fund

Supporting individuals with learning disabilities to access the care for their needs comes with a number of challenges. But could we finally put the people using services at the heart of planning and delivery with the use of technology? Join The … Read Article about Personalising digital tools for people with learning disabilities. An online event from The King’s Fund

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You can now download some pictures that help describe ypur reasoning for not wearing a face covering when out and about. Link in bio. ...