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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested in the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy. This could be people with a learning disability, autistic people, families and carers, provider organisations, members of the public, key organisations and businesses. There are 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested in the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy. This could be people with a learning disability, autistic people, families and carers, provider organisations, members of the public, key organisations and businesses. There are 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

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 FREE six-week Printmaking Course 

Rock Paper Scissors are pleased to say that they have some spaces left on their FREE six-week Printmaking Course which starts next Wednesday 22nd Feb at 4.30-6pm. This course is specifically for young people age 16-25. The course is designed to support mental health, and no previous experience is required.  It will run at our Dove Street Studio, directions here Refreshments will be available, all materials included. Find out more and book here – https://www.rockpaperscissors.org.uk/creativewellbeing/creative-practice-for-wellbeing Could you please share this with your community and if you…

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My Health Focus Group 2nd December 2022

The Health Focus group is a co-produced meeting that is part of the development of The Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22 About this event The Suffolk Learning Disability Board would like to invite you to the My Health Focus Group. We aim to co-produce this focus group with self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations and board members. We want to: Date and time Friday, 2nd December 2022 10:00 – 12:00 Where is the meeting? On Zoom Click here to register…

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My Life Focus Group Agenda 3rd November 2022

The My Life Focus group is a co-produced meeting that is part of the development of The Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22 About this event The Suffolk Learning Disability Board would like to invite you to the My Life Focus Group. We aim to co-produce this focus group with self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations and board members. What is happening on the day? We will be hosting the My Life Focus Group at Kesgrave Conference Centre. Please see easy…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy My Home Focus Group is now Monday 3 October 2022

The Home Focus group is a co-produced meeting that is part of the development of The Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22 About this event The Suffolk Learning Disability Board would like to invite you to the My Home Focus Group. We aim to co-produce this focus group with self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations and board members. We want to: Showcase and celebrate best practice Identify projects to work together on Explore how we want the group to work, communicate…

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Priority services from Anglian Water

A message shared by Anglia Water: “As the cost-of-living crisis is affecting many of our customers, it’s more important than ever that people who need help paying their bills are being supported.” Anglian Water’s specially trained Extra Care support team can create personalised payment plans to help our customers budget, provide some breathing space if they need some extra time to pay, as well as guide them towards other help and benefits available. With different tariff options, customers could be eligible for…

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NSFT Being Together Group

This is a new group from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) Message shared by NSFT: “Our services are changing and we would like you to be part of this. The Learning Disability and Autism Being Together Group is something new to get involved in online.” The meetings will be on every fourth Friday of the month. “Join us on Zoom to talk about what you like about our service, or tell us about what you would like to be different.“…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy My Voice Focus Group 24 November 2022

The My Voice Focus group is a co-produced meeting that is part of the development of The Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22 About this event The Suffolk Learning Disability Board would like to invite you to the My Voice Focus Group. We aim to co-produce this focus group with self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations and board members. We want to: Showcase and celebrate best practice Identify projects to work together on Explore how we want the group to work,…

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Have your say at NSFT engagement events

The Governors at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) want to hear from Members and local people their views on emotional wellbeing and mental health services across Norfolk and Suffolk. They are holding 4 engagement events where you can find out about the changes the Trust has made to improve services over the last 12 months. You can also find out about how you can be involved in these improvements. You will have the chance to hear about Governor…

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Apprentice Mental Health Coordinator for Young People

A message from Suffolk County Council’s engagement hub team: Job description Suffolk County Council – Ipswich IP1 2BX £18,333 per annum (pro rata) 37 hours per week  Fixed Term Apprenticeship for 18 months We are committed to flexible working, so please read the Job and Person Profile to find out about the types of flexible working available for this role. We particularly welcome disabled people, male, Asian and LGBT+ applicants because they are under-represented in this directorate. A great opportunity to join Suffolk County Council’s Engagement Hub…

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Information, advice and support for young people from Suffolk SENDIASS

Information You may get the answer to some of your questions by looking through our web pages. You can contact uson your own or with parents or carers for information, advice and support. You can get in touch by phone, text or email – you choose which works best for you. Advice Our friendly staff will listen to your questions and try to offer useful advice and information. We will not tell other people what you have said. The only…

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Have your say at mental health engagement events

The Governors at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) want to hear from Members and local people their views on emotional wellbeing and mental health services across Norfolk and Suffolk. They are holding 4 engagement events where you can find out about the changes the Trust has made to improve services over the last 12 months. You can also find out about how you can be involved in these improvements. You will have the chance to hear about Governor…

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An animation explaining how the NHS in England works and how is it changing

What are the key organisations that make up the NHS? And how can they collaborate with partners in the health and care system to deliver joined-up care? Watch the animation from the King’s Fund to find out. Video not displaying? Click this link to watch the animation on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blapgFKXv0I&ab_channel=TheKing%27sFund

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What’s it like living with an invisible disability?

What’s it like living with a chronic condition? BBC London’s Gem O’Reilly has scoliosis and wanted to look into what it means to have an invisible disability. Chronic conditions like scoliosis make up about 18% of non-visible disabilities in the UK, according to a survey by Hidden Disabilities UK. Emily Hale had to have spinal fusion surgery for her scoliosis, now she’s helping others through Pilates and pain management. You can watch a video made by the BBC by clicking…

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Social care activity pack

Get Yourself Active is a programme funded by Sport England, led by Disability Rights UK working with social care, health and sport sectors to support disabled people to get active. View or download the activity pack which includes information and resources to support Disabled people to be active. Download button not displaying? Click here to view on the Get Yourself Active website: https://getyourselfactive.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/GYA-Social-Care-Activity-Pack-Full.pdf More information about Get Yourself Active Get Yourself Active is a programme run by the leading national user-led pan-disability charity Disability Rights…

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Being Together Group

This is a new group from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) Message shared by NSFT: “Our services are changing and we would like you to be part of this. The Learning Disability and Autism Being Together Group is something new to get involved in online.” The meetings will be on every fourth Friday of the month. “Join us on Zoom to talk about what you like about our service, or tell us about what you would like to…

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‘Can Do Health and Care’ Expo 2022: Friday 1 July 2022

A key date in the diary for everyone involved in health and care across Suffolk and North East Essex. ‘Can Do Health and Care’ Expo 2022 will be an opportunity to look forward to the next chapter for Suffolk and North East Essex ICS – from ‘Thinking Differently Together’ to ‘Doing Differently Together’.  Attendance is free of charge. All delegates, speakers and other participants must register using the link below. To find out more details and for registering your place…

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Living Well With Autism

The Recovery College is run by the mental health trust and the aim is to provide an educational approach to understanding and managing some of the mental health challenges that people are facing. The Recovery College are offering a new course ‘Living Well With Autism’.  “This 5 week free course helps people (16+ years) explore ways that people who have autism can live well and have a meaningful and purposeful life. Like all our courses at the Recovery College, this…

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Thursday 23 June: Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy – My Health focus group

The ‘My Health focus group’ is a co-produced meeting, part the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22 About this event The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, key organisations, and wider partnership members to an online meeting for the 2nd My Health focus group. The refresh of this strategy maintains our commitment to work together with partners across Suffolk, to work in new and different ways to ensure that people with learning…

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Confidential information, advice and support for young people from Suffolk SENDIASS

Information You may get the answer to some of your questions by looking through our web pages. You can contact uson your own or with parents or carers for information, advice and support. You can get in touch by phone, text or email – you choose which works best for you. Advice Our friendly staff will listen to your questions and try to offer useful advice and information. We will not tell other people what you have said. The only…

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How does the NHS in England work and how is it changing?

What are the key organisations that make up the NHS? And how can they collaborate with partners in the health and care system to deliver joined-up care? Watch the animation from the King’s Fund to find out. Video not displaying? Click this link to watch the animation on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blapgFKXv0I&ab_channel=TheKing%27sFund

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Social care activity pack from Get Yourself Active

Get Yourself Active is a programme funded by Sport England, led by Disability Rights UK working with social care, health and sport sectors to support disabled people to get active. View or download the activity pack which includes information and resources to support Disabled people to be active. Download button not displaying? Click here to view on the Get Yourself Active website: https://getyourselfactive.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/GYA-Social-Care-Activity-Pack-Full.pdf More information about Get Yourself Active Get Yourself Active is a programme run by the leading national…

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It’s Carers Week 2022

Sharing details of upcoming events to celebrate Carers Week, 6-10 June. Information shared by Suffolk Carers Matter and Communities Together East Anglia. You can find out more about Suffolk Carers Matter by clicking this link: https://suffolkcarersmatter.org.uk/ Monday 6 June Facebook Live with Vicki and Sharon. 10-11:30am Tuesday 7 June Suffolk Carers Natter (Carers Cuppa). Unity Centre, Ipswich, 1-3pm (FREE) Carers Natter Lates. Pallet Bar, Stowmarket, 6:30-8:30pm Wednesday 8 June Adult colouring. Crafty Cookie Cafe, Stowmarket, 12:30-2pm Thursday 9 June Suffolk Carers…

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