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Anglian Water: priority services register

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 … Read Article about Anglian Water: priority services register

Reason Not the Need The ‘Down Syndrome Bill’ is a retrograde step

Ramandeep Kaur and Stephen Unwin 7 December 2021. We're sharing part of the article below. To read the article in full, please click this link: https://bit.ly/3x7LgX3 Ramandeep Kaur and Stephen Unwin fear new legislation will divide their … Read Article about Reason Not the Need The ‘Down Syndrome Bill’ is a retrograde step

Your care, your way

Clear, understandable information is important to help you make the right health and care decisions. Join this national Healthwatch campaign, and have your say on what needs to change. Everyone should be told about healthcare in the way they need … Read Article about Your care, your way

Review of the NHS Accessible Information Standard

Urgent priorities for change, informed by patients’ livedexperience and NHS professionals. In late 2021, a coalition of charities surveyed NHS and social care professionals in England, as well as disabled people who have accessible information … Read Article about Review of the NHS Accessible Information Standard

Learning disabilities needs assessment 2021

There are approximately 1.5 million people have a learning disability in the UK. About 350,000 people have a severe or profound learning disability. This number will increase in the coming decades. Therefore, it is critical to understand the … Read Article about Learning disabilities needs assessment 2021

Young Person’s Network

Want to know more about the Young Person's Network and how to get involved? Watch the video below! Video not displaying? Click here: … Read Article about Young Person’s Network

Accessible information from NHS and care services – know your rights

Healthwatch Suffolk have written some helpful information about accessible information from NHS and care organisations. What is the Accessible Information Standard? The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that … Read Article about Accessible information from NHS and care services – know your rights

Important information about new coronavirus treatments: easy-read information

This is an Easy Read document which explains a letter sent out in December 2021. This letter is from Professor Stephen Powis who is the National Medical Director of NHS England and NHS Improvement. The NHS is going to start giving new … Read Article about Important information about new coronavirus treatments: easy-read information

Autism Peer Support

Have a say in the future of Peer Support for Autistic people Health Education England (HEE) are exploring what capabilities are required for people that become peer support workers for autistic people. These capabilities will cover the skills, … Read Article about Autism Peer Support

Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

To mark Carers Rights Day carers across Suffolk are invited to join an online event to find out about the support available to them. The event is open to everyone and will include speakers, information on the support available to carers, what … Read Article about Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

Time To Listen Events

Earlier this year, Suffolk County Council published the final report following the independent review of SEND Services in Suffolk undertaken by Lincolnshire County Council. You can read more about the review here. One of the things families fed … Read Article about Time To Listen Events

National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

The government’s national strategy for improving the lives of autistic people and their families and carers in England, and implementation plan for 2021 to 2022. … Read Article about National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

Top Tips for employers

Top Tips for employers developed by young people with Autism - developed by young people at Suffolk One with support from the Suffolk County Council Engagement Hub team. Please feel free to use, share and promote with your networks, employers … Read Article about Top Tips for employers

Transition to Secondary School: Gathering Your Views

These events from Suffolk SENDIASS may be of interest to family/carers of children moving from primary school to secondary school. Information about the events below: We want to make sure that the training and information we put together … Read Article about Transition to Secondary School: Gathering Your Views

How to improve your writing with plain English

Extract from an article by Lauren English on the The Big Hack website. View Lauren's post by clicking here: https://bighack.org/how-to-improve-your-writing-with-plain-english/ What is plain English? Plain English is a style of writing that … Read Article about How to improve your writing with plain English

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 ...