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Digital health and care – A project from Healthwatch Suffolk

A summary of findings from Healthwatch Suffolk project about digital health and care: This project – In brief Throughout the year 2020/21, people shared their experiences of using digital NHS and social care services with us. The aim has been … Read Article about Digital health and care – A project from Healthwatch Suffolk

Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

In line with national guidance, appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are now being offered to eligible, unpaid carers in Suffolk and north east Essex within priority cohort 6. Eligible unpaid carers are identified by the Joint Committee for … Read Article about Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Free PPE extended to June 2021

Eligible health and social care providers can order PPE through the portal to meet the increased need that has arisen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The PPE portal can be used by social care and primary care providers to get … Read Article about Free PPE extended to June 2021

Suffolk People First online

About this event The next Suffolk People First Online is on Friday 26th February 2021. The quarterly held events bring together the People First Groups from across Suffolk, family carers, self-advocates and health & social care … Read Article about Suffolk People First online

Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: full Report and easy-read summary

Disabled people have suffered a range of profoundly adverse effects from the pandemic, including starkly disproportionate deaths, says a report published by the Women and Equalities Committee. Read the Report: Unequal Impact? Coronavirus, … Read Article about Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: full Report and easy-read summary

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 … Read Article about New Young People’s New Mental Health Model | Suffolk County Council & NHS

Communication tips for health and social care professionals

COVID-19 poses unique challenges for communication as many of those with hearing loss rely on visual cues, such as lipreading and facial expression. Action on hearing loss have created guidance to support people to communicate effectively. You can … Read Article about Communication tips for health and social care professionals

Suffolk People First Online

The next Suffolk People First Online is on Friday 25th September 2020. The theme for this meeting will be Health. The quarterly held events bring together the People First Groups from across Suffolk, family carers, self-advocates and health … Read Article about Suffolk People First Online

Community-based care and learning disabilities: providing the right support, care and housing

#onlineevent More than 2,000 people with autism or a learning disability are currently living in care settings that do not meet their needs. This free online event will look at the challenges of moving people into homes in the community and … Read Article about Community-based care and learning disabilities: providing the right support, care and housing

Dedicated app for social care workers launched

A new dedicated app for the adult social care workforce in England has been launched to support staff through the Coronavirus pandemic. Based from content originally posted here: Department of Health and Social Care Care workers get access to … Read Article about Dedicated app for social care workers launched

Please Support Ask Listen Do!

Campaign on Facebook and Twitter between 25 June to 6 July Hello, my name is Carl Shaw. I am a learning disability adviser at NHS England and I co-lead on a project called Ask Listen Do with my colleague Sarah Jackson. We are launching Ask … Read Article about Please Support Ask Listen Do!