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Thursday 28 July: Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy – My Voice focus group

The ‘My Voice 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 Voice 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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Thursday 30 June: Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy – my home focus group

The ‘My Home 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 Home 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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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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The Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice focus group

The ‘My Voice 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 Voice 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 Learning Disability Strategy: my home focus group

The ‘My Home 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 Home 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…

doctor writing notes with patient

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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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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 changing needs of this population. People with learning disabilities face inequalities in health and social outcomes. We must understand these inequalities and changing needs to prioritise planning and resources. A needs assessment was initially undertaken in 2014. The outcome of this work…

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Suffolk User Forum is looking for new Voluntary Trustees

Do you have accountancy or fundraising skills? Do you have an interest in mental health or lived experience? Then please check out the message from Suffolk User Forum (SUF) below. “One of the positive features of Covid has been the willingness & flexibility of voluntary organisations in Suffolk to play their part so wonderfully. Many of these are small county organisations with a few paid staff and voluntary trustees supporting them. SUF is one such charity. SUF exists to give…

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Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

As of Monday 15th February, unpaid carers will be included in the next phase of the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine and will begin to be called forward for their first jab. Unpaid carers are in cohort six of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s priority list for the vaccination. Unpaid carers are defined by the JCVI as “those in receipt of a carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be…

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Co-production week: 6-10th July 2020

Co-production Week England 2020 – 6 – 10 July Co-production Week, started by SCIE (Social Care Institute for Excellence) in 2016, is about highlighting the benefits of working together positively. It is about sharing good practice, learning from one another, making connections, and emphasising the importance of fully involving people who use services and carers in developing better public services. Last year, Co-production Oxfordshire ran its first ever Co-production Festival, where people from all over the country came together to talk, learn about…

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Support Worker & PA Network: 2019 meeting dates

Suffolk’s Learning Disability Partnership would like to invite you to be involved in the Support Worker and PA Network meeting. The Network offers a place for support workers to come together and support one another. The importance of establishing this network is recognised by Suffolk’s Learning Disability Partnership Board. The Board will support the Network by keeping you up to date with any changes you need to know in service commissioning and design. You can find out more about the…

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