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New rules from the 12 April

Members of the Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership have made some easy-read information about stage 2 of the easing of lockdown, explaining changes to guidance from the 12 April. You can download by clicking the link below, or you can click … Read Article about New rules from the 12 April

NHS Complaint Standards: Summary of expectations

The NHS Complaint Standards set out how organisations providing NHS services should approach complaint handling. They apply to NHS organisations in England and independent healthcare providers who deliver NHS-funded care. The Standards are … Read Article about NHS Complaint Standards: Summary of expectations

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

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

COVID-19 vaccine: Booking a vaccination (19 March update)

The NHS has an online service to book a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. We have made an easy-read guide. Click the blue download button to view / download. … Read Article about COVID-19 vaccine: Booking a vaccination (19 March update)

Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

In line with national guidance, appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are now being offered to eligible, unpaid carers in Suffolk and north east Essex within priority cohort 6. Eligible unpaid carers are identified by the Joint Committee for … Read Article about Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Care Quality Commission: Protect, Respect, Connect

An easy-read report from the CQC (Care Quality Commission) looking at decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19. View or download the report here: https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/dnacpr Press play for audio Download … Read Article about Care Quality Commission: Protect, Respect, Connect

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

Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Every two minutes someone finds out that they have Type 2 diabetes, a potentially serious health condition that can cause long-term health problems. It can lead to sight loss, kidney failure, loss of a limb, and makes you at least twice as likely to … Read Article about Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

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

New shielding list: Who’s on extended list of Covid vulnerable people – and when they get the vaccine

The Government is adding 1.7 million more people to the shielding list, with 800,000 moved up the vaccine priority list. It means almost four million people are now being told to shield in England, with 31 March the proposed … Read Article about New shielding list: Who’s on extended list of Covid vulnerable people – and when they get the vaccine

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust engagement sessions

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) needs your feedback! Hosted by NSFT Governors, NSFT will be holding 6 online events to help us focus on what’s important to the people who use our mental health services and their carers. Attendees … Read Article about Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust engagement sessions