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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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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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Job opportunity: Health Facilitator / Clinical Support Worker

Job summary The Primary Liaison Learning Disability Team is going through an exciting period of change and development. The team has recently been highly commended for Clinical Achievement in the Trust’s Staff Excellence Awards with the LD&A service being rated Good by the CQC. The team is expanding and we are recruiting three, B3 Health Facilitators across Suffolk to support the qualified nursing staff in delivering the service. You will be pivotal in ensuring people with a learning disability have…

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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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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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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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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 (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient Advocacy Drop Ins How do…

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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 (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient Advocacy Drop Ins How do…

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Job opportunity: Intensive support nurse, learning disabilities

Want to be part of a friendly, excited and energised team? The Walker Close Learning Disability Intensive support team are looking for a register mental health nurse or learning disability nurse to work in the Intensive Support team. The Intensive Support Team (IST) work with people in the community to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions or providing transitional support between services. They work closely with the inpatient team at Walker Close. These acute learning disability teams are part of a wider specialist…

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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 provide NHS or adult social care. We have gathered some key information about the accessible communications you should expect from services. The standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss get information that they can access and understand and that they get…

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Learning Disabilities and Autism Workforce Review

Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated care system are planning a Learning Disabilities and Autism Workforce Review. The ICS are looking to work with an organisation to deliver this project. Full details are in the PDF below, and key dates to deliver this work are listed below. Please feel free to forward details of this opportunity to any suitable organisation who you think may be interested in undertaking the work.

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Open Space drop-ins

Open Space drop-ins are informal meet-ups for anybody interested in their mental health and wellbeing, as well as their families and carers. There are groups all across Suffolk, including Newmarket, Bury St. Edmunds, Stowmarket, Felixstowe and Woodbridge. What is Open Space? Open Space are weekly drop-in groups. There’s no need to sign up, you can attend as often or as little as you like and feel free to come and go during sessions. Upcoming activities (Ipswich group) 24 November: Five…

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Plans for a new West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St. Edmunds

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust would like to find out what you think about plans for a new West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St. Edmunds. West Suffolk Hospital Trust have worked with Cornwall People First to create some easy-read information about the plans and how to get involved and have your say.

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Plans for a new West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St. Edmunds

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust would like to find out what you think about plans for a new West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St. Edmunds. West Suffolk Hospital Trust have worked with Cornwall People First to create some easy-read information about the plans and how to get involved and have your say. You can view and download the information below.

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Exhibition invitation | Northside House at East Gallery

Sharing details of an exhibition hosted by Hospital Rooms, Norwich University of the Arts and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Exhibition detailsCavendish House, St Andrews Street, Norwich, NR2 4AE Tuesday 16 November 2021 – Saturday 15 January 2022Tuesday – Friday 12-5pmSaturday 12-4pm Free and open to all About this event Hospital Rooms, in collaboration with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Norwich University of the Arts, presents an exhibition showcasing our most innovative project to date at Northside House.…

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Suffolk Autism Social Club

About the Club This is a social club for adults on the autism spectrum run by Leading Lives. Come and meet like-minded people in an informal setting. You are welcome to bring along a friend or family member. There will be a monthly programme of activities/speakers. Please go online at www.leadinglives.org.uk or call 01473 602931 for more details. This club is in partnership with Your Wellbeing in Mind and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. Details When: First Friday of each month. Time: 6:00pm…

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Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust: Waveney Adult Community Learning Disability Team

You may not know but nestled in Lowestoft is the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) Waveney Adult Community Learning Disability Team. The dedicated team offer services to adults over the age of 25 with a learning disability. They work alongside the Learning Disability Youth and Children Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service ensuring effective transitions for individuals approaching 25 and who also need their service. Currently 160 people are open to the service. The small team of 15…

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Free workshops for parents and carers to support the emotional wellbeing of young people

Free online workshops are being held in April and May to help parents and carers support the mental health of the children they care for.  The workshops, provided by NSFT’s psychology in schools team have helped over 1800 people since the first workshop in January.  Workshops available include: Understanding the adolescent brain: How to support our teenagers with their emotions Supporting young people with sleep Supporting young people with anxiety Supporting young people with low mood. What people say about…

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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 at last year’s event helped shape our Annual Plan and we will start the session by updating you on our progress over the last 12 months. Governor Priorities identified from last year’s events were: · Quality Improvement: improving access…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 17

Day 17: Suffolk Socials A message from Wellbeing Suffolk: Every month we organise socials across Suffolk to give people the opportunity to expand their social network and catch up with those they’ve met through Wellbeing. This is all about meeting like-minded people and finding out what’s going on in your local area. These aren’t support groups but a chance to meet new people and talk about what you have been up to! If you are nervous coming along to things like…

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New Young People’s New Mental Health Model | Suffolk County Council & NHS

In 2018, the Ipswich & East Suffolk and West Suffolk CCGs joined forces with the other organisations responsible for mental health and emotional wellbeing services in east and west Suffolk. There has been ongoing discussions with patient groups and the public, as well as people who work in healthcare, social care and education. Sometimes the team has spoken to people directly. And sometimes, they asked independent groups, such as Healthwatch Suffolk and the Suffolk User Forum to speak to people. Overall,…

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Suffolk Adult Mental Health VCSE Forum

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are inviting all Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations, those providing support around Adult Mental Health, to a new Suffolk VCSE Forum. Meetings will be held every 2 months. The first meeting will be on the 7th October 2020, 11am to 1pm, hosted online. The primary goal of this meeting is to ensure NSFT deliver the best possible outcomes for service users and carers. The Forum wants to create and build on partnerships…

Suffolk Adult Mental Health VCSE Forum

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) are inviting all Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations, those providing support around Adult Mental Health, to a new Suffolk VCSE Forum. Meetings will be held every 2 months. The first meeting will be on the 7th October 2020, 11am to 1pm, hosted online. The primary goal of this meeting is to ensure NSFT deliver the best possible outcomes for service users and carers. The Forum wants to create and build on partnerships…

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