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Accessible Information Standard – know your rights

Thank you to Healthwatch Suffolk for sharing this information. The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care. Here’s some key information about what it means for your … Read Article about Accessible Information Standard – know your rights

Suffolk Advocacy Service

Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy … Read Article about Suffolk Advocacy Service

Dysphagia – Eating and drinking difficulties -Free online training offer

The aim of the training is to increase the knowledge and confidence of staff and families who support people with dysphagia. This training is a 3hr session accessed via Microsoft Teams. The training will cover: • The normal swallow, what can … Read Article about Dysphagia – Eating and drinking difficulties -Free online training offer

Driving Mobility – helping with assisted driving and accessibility

Supported by the Department for Transport, Driving Mobility co-ordinate 20 independent driving and mobility assessment centres across the UK. These centres provide professional assessments and information so people with restricted … Read Article about Driving Mobility – helping with assisted driving and accessibility

Same Day Emergency Care from the NHS

What is same day emergency care? Same day emergency care (sometimes called SDEC) is one of the many ways the NHS is working to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time for patients. It aims to benefit both patients and the … Read Article about Same Day Emergency Care from the NHS

Suffolk Advocacy Service

Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy … Read Article about Suffolk Advocacy Service

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

The Accessible Information Standard

Thank you to Healthwatch Suffolk for sharing this information. The Accessible Information Standard is mandatory for all organisations that provide NHS or adult social care. Here’s some key information about what it means for your rights when it … Read Article about The Accessible Information Standard

Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

A five-year NHS autism research strategy, to facilitate the use of the best current evidence when making decisions about autism services provided by or paid for by the NHS in England. Introduction Autism is not a rare condition (about 1–2% of … Read Article about Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

Wellbeing Friends session at Christchurch Mansion

Wellbeing Suffolk have a free session taking place on 19th April 2022 at 12-1pm at Christchurch Mansion’s Lower Tudor Room. This room is a ground floor accessible room. Are you passionate about mental health? Do you know a colleague, friend, … Read Article about Wellbeing Friends session at Christchurch Mansion

Driving Mobility – helping you with assisted driving, accessibility and independent living

Supported by the Department for Transport, Driving Mobility co-ordinate 20 independent driving and mobility assessment centres across the UK. These centres provide professional assessments and information so people with restricted … Read Article about Driving Mobility – helping you with assisted driving, accessibility and independent living

Find out your risk of Type 2 diabetes: an online tool from Diabetes UK

Finding out your risk of Type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today. By completing this tool, in England you may be eligible for the Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention … Read Article about Find out your risk of Type 2 diabetes: an online tool from Diabetes UK

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Life Focus Group

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My … Read Article about Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Life Focus Group

Same Day Emergency Care

What is same day emergency care? Same day emergency care (sometimes called SDEC) is one of the many ways the NHS is working to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time for patients. It aims to benefit both patients and the … Read Article about Same Day Emergency Care

Suffolk People First: May 2022

A message from https://www.aceanglia.com/ Suffolk People First will be back at Kesgrave Conference Centre for the first time in 2 over years. This will be a great chance to network and catch up with each other. The quarterly events bring … Read Article about Suffolk People First: May 2022

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 ...