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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

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

Protégé exhibition

A new art exhibition exploring artists and their mentors. An art exhibition which brings together two artists at different stages in their careers, one the mentor and the other the mentee, will open at Frame Workshop & Gallery, 22 St Nicholas … Read Article about Protégé exhibition

Leading charities call for accessible voting for all

Leading charities like Mencap and Sense have co-signed a letter from United Response, calling on government to guarantee accessible voting for people with disabilities and autism. There are approximately 1.5 million people with a learning … Read Article about Leading charities call for accessible voting for all

Leading charities and political figures call for accessible voting for all

Leading charities like Mencap and Sense have co-signed a letter from United Response, calling on government to guarantee accessible voting for people with disabilities and autism. There are approximately 1.5 million people with a learning … Read Article about Leading charities and political figures call for accessible voting for all

Review of the NHS Accessible Information Standard

Urgent priorities for change, informed by patients’ livedexperience and NHS professionals. In late 2021, a coalition of charities surveyed NHS and social care professionals in England, as well as disabled people who have accessible information … Read Article about Review of the NHS Accessible Information Standard

Join the East of England Covid booster conversation

Ace Anglia are working with the NHS in the East of England to run an online meeting to talk about the Covid booster vaccination. There will be various speakers from the NHS who will share information and be able to answer questions. We have … Read Article about Join the East of England Covid booster conversation

Kickstart Scheme 2021

Are you a disability confident business? Kickstart are creating great opportunities for employers and young people. The kickstart scheme is to fund hundreds of job placements for young people. By signing up to Kickstart you can have young … Read Article about Kickstart Scheme 2021

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 … Read Article about Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust: Waveney Adult Community Learning Disability Team

Hidden Disabilities: sunflower lanyards

The Sunflower is there for someone to choose to indicate that they have an invisible disability. This video shares just a few examples of the importance of wearing the Sunflower. Please feel free to share this to help increase awareness of what it … Read Article about Hidden Disabilities: sunflower lanyards

Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

The national COVID-19 vaccination is now being offered as a priority to individuals who are at highest risk of catching the infection and of suffering serious complications. Dementia UK have produced a useful tips document. This includes … Read Article about Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

COVID-19 Vaccine: Accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation have produced some information about the COVID-19 vaccine. It gives information to people and families about the vaccine and accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning … Read Article about COVID-19 Vaccine: Accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges

Clinical trials: an easy-read guide

Ace Anglia, together with Thinklusive, West Suffolk Hospital & a local Patient Research Ambassador have co-produced an easy-read guide to clinical trials. Read more about the project This project is a collaboration between West Suffolk … Read Article about Clinical trials: an easy-read guide

New help on offer for disabled people working from home during the pandemic

Disabled people can now benefit from financial support to work from home, thanks to an extension to the Access to Work scheme. Those working from home or in the workplace with a disability will benefit from extra help, thanks to an extension of … Read Article about New help on offer for disabled people working from home during the pandemic

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 ...

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