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COVID-19: All people on learning disabilities registers to be invited for vaccine

All people on the learning disability register with their GP will be invited for Covid vaccine. This change is happening following updated advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The learning disability … Read Article about COVID-19: All people on learning disabilities registers to be invited for vaccine

The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

You may know that in 2020, as the first Covid-19 Lockdown came into place, Paradigm designed a Snapshot Survey to capture the experience and feelings of Support Workers/PAs working through the pandemic. The findings of this survey led to the … Read Article about The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

As of Monday 15th February, unpaid carers will be included in the next phase of the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine and will begin to be called forward for their first jab. Unpaid carers are in cohort six of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and … Read Article about Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

Support my Right to Love (within the law)

An event from Supported Loving / Choice Support About this event A practical overview of the main legal issues individuals may face in supporting sex and/or relationships in social care. The event will split into two sessions over two … Read Article about Support my Right to Love (within the law)

People with learning disability and COVID-19 vaccinations

The PCPLD (Palliative Care for people with Learning Disabilities) Network recently hosted a webinar; 'Why all people with learning disabilities and their carers should be prioritised.' You can watch a video of the event on YouTube below. About … Read Article about People with learning disability and COVID-19 vaccinations

Coronavirus: Suffolk virtual art classes ‘inspired me to follow my dreams’

Suffolk virtual art classes 'inspired me to follow my dreams' A man has described how taking part in virtual art classes has helped him during the coronavirus pandemic. Andreas Johnson, 30, from Stowmarket, Suffolk, said the Brave Art project … Read Article about Coronavirus: Suffolk virtual art classes ‘inspired me to follow my dreams’

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

What the government is saying: helpful Covid-19 resources from LD England

On 4 January 2021, the government announced a new national lockdown. Everyone is being told to stay at home. Please see the links below to the latest guidance. Thank you to Learning Disability England for sharing. You can read the new … Read Article about What the government is saying: helpful Covid-19 resources from LD England

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

Covid-19 vaccine information from Camden Learning Disability Service

Covid-19 vaccine easy-read leaflet developed by Camden Learning Disability Service. You can view and download the information by clicking the blue download button below. Alternatively you can download by clicking here: … Read Article about Covid-19 vaccine information from Camden Learning Disability Service

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

Covid vaccine: who gets it first?

The latest UK vaccine priority list in easy-read. Thank you to Photosymbols You can download the poster by clicking the blue download button below. Or you can click this link: … Read Article about Covid vaccine: who gets it first?

Learning disability, race, and challenging prejudice: an event hosted by Cardiff People First

Learn from, and explore the experiences of, people who have a learning disability and come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background About this Event Women and men who have a learning disability are part of every community. Work alongside … Read Article about Learning disability, race, and challenging prejudice: an event hosted by Cardiff People First

Learning disability, race, and challenging prejudice: an event hosted by Cardiff People First

Learn from, and explore the experiences of, people who have a learning disability and come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background About this Event Women and men who have a learning disability are part of every community. Work alongside … Read Article about Learning disability, race, and challenging prejudice: an event hosted by Cardiff People First

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...

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