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People with learning disability and COVID-19 vaccinations

The PCPLD (Palliative Care for people with Learning Disabilities) Network recently hosted a webinar; 'Why all people with learning disabilities and their carers should be prioritised.' You can watch a video of the event on YouTube below. About … Read Article about People with learning disability and COVID-19 vaccinations

Seven in 10 adults are motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19

Better Health campaign This January, lots of us are thinking about what we can do for a boost. So, if there’s something you’d like to change in your life right now, like losing a bit of weight, getting active, sleeping better/improving your … Read Article about Seven in 10 adults are motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19

People with learning disabilities ‘haven’t been able to have the right support’ in pandemic

Public Health England figures show that during the first wave of the pandemic, 18 to 34-year-olds with learning disabilities were up to 30 times more likely to die from Covid-19 than the same age group in the general population. Channel 4 spoke to … Read Article about People with learning disabilities ‘haven’t been able to have the right support’ in pandemic

Flu vaccination: easy-read flu resources

What is flu? Isn’t it just a heavy cold? Flu occurs every year, usually in the winter, which is why it’s sometimes called seasonal flu. It’s a highly infectious disease with symptoms that come on very quickly. Colds are much less serious and … Read Article about Flu vaccination: easy-read flu resources