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Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic

About the event On Friday 25th June, 1pm to 2pm, Suffolk and Norfolk NHS Foundation Trust are holding an online event called: Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic. The event will be a … Read Article about Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic

Suffolk People First: How are we doing, what’s next, what do we need?

About the event Ace Anglia is hosting the next Suffolk People First Online is on Friday 21st May 2021. The theme for this meeting will be: How are we doing, what's next , what do we need? We will talk about our hopes, anxieties, wishes, … Read Article about Suffolk People First: How are we doing, what’s next, what do we need?

New easy read guide to the right to accessible information!

About the easy read guide The British Institute of Human Rights have launched a new easy read resource on the right to accessible information! The guide is for anyone who is interested in the right to accessible information.  Read the guide … Read Article about New easy read guide to the right to accessible information!

What sessions can you come to in May at Ace Anglia’s Talk Health and Wellbeing?

Talk Health and Wellbeing Virtual online meetings every Wednesday at 2:00PM Wednesday 5th May 2021: Cancer with the cancer care navigators and  the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre Manager at Ipswich Hospital. Wednesday … Read Article about What sessions can you come to in May at Ace Anglia’s Talk Health and Wellbeing?

Supporting people with everyday technology

Social care staff need to be ready to help people they support and their families to make choices about using technology to stay connected and contribute to their communities, especially while social distancing restrictions are in place. Using … Read Article about Supporting people with everyday technology

Annual Health Check workshop

A virtual online workshop to learn more about Annual Health Checks. Do you live in Suffolk, have a learning disability and are over the age of 14? Then you can have an Annual Health Check. Ace Anglia, in partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS … Read Article about Annual Health Check workshop

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’

Do Not Resuscitate? DNACPR & people with learning disabilities

An event part of the PCPLD Network webinar series About this Event The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed huge problems with the way Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions are made, understood and communicated with people … Read Article about Do Not Resuscitate? DNACPR & people with learning disabilities

Free online training for family carers: Identifying early signs of worsening health in a person with a learning disability

About this Event Throughout March NHS England are holding daily training on Microsoft Teams and Zoom. It can be hard to tell if someone with a learning disability may be getting unwell. The free online training is for family carers only and … Read Article about Free online training for family carers: Identifying early signs of worsening health in a person with a learning disability

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

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