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Changes to the law about making your own decisions (easy-read)

The government is making changes to the rules about making your own decisions. We are updating the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice and considering a new system of safeguards – the Liberty Protection Safeguards. This consultation closes … Read Article about Changes to the law about making your own decisions (easy-read)

Changes to the law and guidance about making your own decisions (easy-read)

The government is making changes to the rules about making your own decisions. We are updating the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice and considering a new system of safeguards – the Liberty Protection Safeguards. This consultation closes … Read Article about Changes to the law and guidance about making your own decisions (easy-read)

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

This booklet explains Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy available in Suffolk. The Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. For more information … Read Article about Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

Changes to the law and guidance about making your own decisions

The government is making changes to the rules about making your own decisions. We are updating the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice and considering a new system of safeguards – the Liberty Protection Safeguards. This consultation closes at … Read Article about Changes to the law and guidance about making your own decisions

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

This booklet explains Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy available in Suffolk. The Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. For more information … Read Article about Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

Person-centred thinking tools

Person-centred thinking tools from Helen Sanderson Associates to help people to think and plan for their life. What are person-centred thinking tools? Person-centred thinking tools are a set of easy to use templates that are used to give … Read Article about Person-centred thinking tools

Join the East of England Covid booster conversation

Ace Anglia are working with the NHS in the East of England to run an online meeting to talk about the Covid booster vaccination. There will be various speakers from the NHS who will share information and be able to answer questions. We have … Read Article about Join the East of England Covid booster conversation

Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The legal resources directory from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a series of practical resources designed to help you get the information you need about the law and rights, covering a range of topics. The resources cover things such as: … Read Article about Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

The national COVID-19 vaccination is now being offered as a priority to individuals who are at highest risk of catching the infection and of suffering serious complications. Dementia UK have produced a useful tips document. This includes … Read Article about Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

NHS England and NHS Improvement: Easy-Read Newsletter – issue 11

The NHS England and NHS Improvement #EasyRead Newsletter issue 11 out now! Find out about how to get support for children and young people in crisis and the Mental Capacity Act. You can view the newsletter by clicking the blue … Read Article about NHS England and NHS Improvement: Easy-Read Newsletter – issue 11

Deciding right – An initiative for making care decisions in advance

All care decisions must come from a shared partnership between the professional and the child, young person or adult. But for those who do not have capacity for their choices, or may lose that capacity in the future it is important that the right … Read Article about Deciding right – An initiative for making care decisions in advance

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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