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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

Suffolk People First: May 2022

A message from https://www.aceanglia.com/ Suffolk People First will be back at Kesgrave Conference Centre for the first time in 2 over years. This will be a great chance to network and catch up with each other. The quarterly events bring … Read Article about Suffolk People First: May 2022

Ace Anglia are looking for two people to join its board of trustees

About Ace Anglia "Ace is an influential, people led, advocacy charity that supports and promotes inclusivity for people with a learning disability." "We are particularly keen to recruit members of the local community in Suffolk who have the … Read Article about Ace Anglia are looking for two people to join its board of trustees

Supported Loving toolkit

The Supported Loving network has produced a series of guides to help support people with learning disabilities and autistic people with issues around sex and relationships. Supported Loving is a human rights-based campaign, with associated network … Read Article about Supported Loving toolkit

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

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 … Read Article about Learning disabilities needs assessment 2021

Young Person’s Network

Want to know more about the Young Person's Network and how to get involved? Watch the video below! Video not displaying? Click here: … Read Article about Young Person’s Network

Growing Older, Planning Ahead

Becky Anderson is a researcher working with the Open University. She is looking to work with siblings of people with learning disabilities. Siblings means a brother or sister. If you have a learning disability and have a brother or sister who … Read Article about Growing Older, Planning Ahead

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 … Read Article about Accessible information from NHS and care services – know your rights

Suffolk’s re-freshed Joint Learning Disability Strategy

The Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy exists to help make sure people with learning disabilities live good lives as part of their community, with the right support, at the right time, from the right people. The Suffolk Joint Learning … Read Article about Suffolk’s re-freshed Joint Learning Disability Strategy

Be part of the Social Work England National Advisory Forum

Social Work England is currently recruiting for the National Advisory Forum for people with lived experience of social work and also for social workers. Social Work England is particularly keen for applications locally as there is currently … Read Article about Be part of the Social Work England National Advisory Forum

Care and Beauty

Sharing news about a charity event by 1 Oak Care in Acton, near Sudbury: 1 Oak Care are running lots of mini treatments for carers in the social care sector. The event will be on the 20th November 2021, 12pm until 3pm. Beauticians are … Read Article about Care and Beauty

Integrated Care Systems

Over the last few months, you may have heard about Integrated Care Systems. Integrated Care Systems are sometimes called an 'ICS'. We are sharing two helpful resources to help you understand what Integrated Care Systems are and how they will … Read Article about Integrated Care Systems

Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The legal resources directory from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a series of practical resources designed to help you get the information you need about the law and rights, covering a range of topics. The resources cover things such as: … Read Article about Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

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 ...