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NEW Inclusive Boccia Sessions

Boccia is a very inclusive sport where players propel a ball with the aim of getting closest to the jack. It is a sport that is played whilst seated – easy to play, but tricky to play well! Where: Studio 2 at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Stowmarket, IP14 1LH. When: Thursdays 1.30-3.00, starting on 19th January 2023 (first block of sessions until 23rd March). Cost: The first session on 19th January is FREE, so why not come along and give…

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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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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…

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Suffolk Parent Carer Forum Open Forum Event

Suffolk Parent Carer Forum invite you to join them for the first ever Open Forum Event “We cannot wait to finally be able to meet parent carers in person and have the opportunity to discuss any concerns or feedback with parents carers and find out what else we can do as a forum to better represent your views and experiences.” The forum will include representatives from: PACT Activities Unlimited BEANS Sendiass The Vaccine Inequalities team Suffolk County Council Suffolk’s Clinical…

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Suffolk Advocacy Service

From the 1st April, advocacy in Suffolk will be delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient…

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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 Disability Strategy re-fresh was co-produced with the wider Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership, consisting of family members, self-advocates, provider representatives, Adult Social Care and Health colleagues. My Ordinary Life: Harriet Lucas Harriet tells her story about being part of the community. More…

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Open Space drop-ins

Open Space drop-ins are informal meet-ups for anybody interested in their mental health and wellbeing, as well as their families and carers. There are groups all across Suffolk, including Newmarket, Bury St. Edmunds, Stowmarket, Felixstowe and Woodbridge. What is Open Space? Open Space are weekly drop-in groups. There’s no need to sign up, you can attend as often or as little as you like and feel free to come and go during sessions. Upcoming activities (Ipswich group) 24 November: Five…

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Plans for a new West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St. Edmunds

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust would like to find out what you think about plans for a new West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St. Edmunds. West Suffolk Hospital Trust have worked with Cornwall People First to create some easy-read information about the plans and how to get involved and have your say.

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Long Covid (easy-read)

This easy read booklet was translated from a message cascader made by the Suffolk Collective and Suffolk Resilience. This easy-read booklet explains: What long COVID is How to spot the signs of long COVID How to keep yourself and others safe Where to get help

details of the kind of things you can do at the i matter too activity groups

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I Matter Too

Sharing information about the ‘I Matter Too’ Project from BSEVC: “Starting September, we are running fortnightly sessions for carers to enjoy and connect with other carers. The free 2-hour sessions are an opportunity for carers to come together, have fun and socialise in a relaxed and friendly environment. “ Booking is essential and there are limited spaces so please call 01449 707070 or e-mail info@bsevc.co.uk for more information or to book a place.

Suffolk Family Carers Caring for adults with Autism Programme

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Caring for adults with Autism

Are you a carer of an adult with Autism? If so, Suffolk Family Carers invite you to their Caring for Adults with Autism programme. Subjects include sensory issues, communication, anxiety, increasing wellbeing and self-care. Where? Stowmarket Community Centre, Hillside, Stowmarket, IP14 2BD When? Tuesdays from 1:30 – 3:30 pm on: 25th February 3rd March 10th March 17th March 24th March 31st March To book your place: e-mail hello@suffolkfamilycarers.org or call 01473 835477

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A Very Different Conversation – Public Engagement Sessions

If you are not familiar with A Very Different Conversation you can read an Easy Read newsletter from the Mental Health Alliance that explains all about it: https://issuu.com/suffolkordinarylives/docs/alliance_newsletter__final_ Three drop-in sessions are being held across the county to discuss the high level models for mental health services. Please come along to share your thoughts about Crisis, Community Services, Children Families and Young People’s Services and Learning Disabilities and Autism Services. Tuesday 12th November, 10am – 1pm – The Mix, Ipswich…

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