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999 BSL

A new App called 999 BSL has been launched to enable deaf people to get emergency help from their local police, ambulance, fire and coastguard services instantly. The Royal Deaf Association have made a video explaining how 999 BSL enables emergency calls to be made through a BSL interpreter, providing a ‘UK Emergency Video Relay Service’. You can watch the video by clicking this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqSa0Yv7iOI&ab_channel=RoyalAssociationforDeafpeople If you want to find out more There are some useful resources in the 999bsl website.…

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Explaining patient data in an accessible way

Understanding Patient Data have published accessible resources that explain how patient data is used and the role of large-scale health datasets in research.   There’s an easy-read guide, which has been co-created with adults with learning disabilities based in Suffolk and Leicester, available in both English and Gujarati. There’s also a talking text video where a narrator reads out the guide—see below for all the links.    Understanding Patient Data want these resources to be used by teams that need to communicate…

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999 BSL is here!

A new App called 999 BSL has been launched to enable deaf people to get emergency help from their local police, ambulance, fire and coastguard services instantly. The Royal Deaf Association have made a video explaining how 999 BSL enables emergency calls to be made through a BSL interpreter, providing a ‘UK Emergency Video Relay Service’. You can watch the video by clicking this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqSa0Yv7iOI&ab_channel=RoyalAssociationforDeafpeople If you want to find out more There are some useful resources in the 999bsl website.…

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New resources: explaining patient data in an accessible way

Today, Understanding Patient Data have published new, accessible resources that explain how patient data is used and the role of large-scale health datasets in research.   There’s an easy-read guide, which has been co-created with adults with learning disabilities based in Suffolk and Leicester, available in both English and Gujarati. There’s also a talking text video where a narrator reads out the guide—see below for all the links.    Understanding Patient Data want these resources to be used by teams that…

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Stop People Dying Too Young – Inclusion North

Digital Voice for Communities specialises in giving people a voice by supporting people to have a voice about issues that matter to them. They worked with Inclusion North and the group they support to make a film about a human rights issue close to their heart. They have created this powerful response to a report about people with additional needs dying younger than those without. You can watch the video on YouTube. Please click this link to watch the video:…

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Same Day Emergency Care from the NHS

What is same day emergency care? Same day emergency care (sometimes called SDEC) is one of the many ways the NHS is working to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time for patients. It aims to benefit both patients and the healthcare system by reducing waiting times and hospital admissions, where appropriate. Patients presenting at hospital can be rapidly assessed, diagnosed and treated without being admitted to a ward. If safe to do so, patients…

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Improving communication – improving lives

Improving communication, improving lives: how professionals should talk to the people they support In this webinar, Alexis Quinn, autistic woman and author; Dr Jeremy Tudway, Clinical Director for Dimensions, and Max Green, Ambassador for the National Autistic Society, talk about how communication is key to providing good care to people with a learning disability and/or autism. It looks at how professionals communicate with the people they are supporting, what they do and don’t say, and how they say it. Speakers: Alexis…

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Improving communication, improving lives

Improving communication, improving lives: how professionals should talk to the people they support In this webinar, Alexis Quinn, autistic woman and author; Dr Jeremy Tudway, Clinical Director for Dimensions, and Max Green, Ambassador for the National Autistic Society, talk about how communication is key to providing good care to people with a learning disability and/or autism. It looks at how professionals communicate with the people they are supporting, what they do and don’t say, and how they say it. Speakers: Alexis…

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Your care, your way

Clear, understandable information is important to help you make the right health and care decisions. Join this national Healthwatch campaign, and have your say on what needs to change. Everyone should be told about healthcare in the way they need it. ‘Your care, your way’ aims to: Find out how well health and care services deliver the Accessible Information Standard. Help people to know their rights to accessible information from services. Find out who else has problems understanding information about…

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Colonoscopy Confidence – your common sense bowel check

Useful and important information from Bowel Cancer UK Some people feel anxious or worried when they’re told they need a colonoscopy but it’s important to have this test if you’re referred. If you’ve been asked by your doctor to have a colonoscopy it’s because they suspect something isn’t quite right about your bowel or colon, and they’d like a specialist to take a closer look. Colonoscopy is a very common procedure – thousands are carried out across the UK every…

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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 provide NHS or adult social care. We have gathered some key information about the accessible communications you should expect from services. The standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss get information that they can access and understand and that they get…

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The Health and Care Video Library

The Health and Care Video Library is full of videos that help explain different health conditions and treatments. These short and simple videos will look to help you and the people you care for. You can access the website by clicking this link: https://healthandcarevideos.uk/

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Growing Older – Planning Ahead

A research project looking at improving the support for older people with learning disabilities, family, carers, and supporting end of life care planning for carers. This is a research project from the Open University. The research team are looking for people with learning disabilities to join a co-design group! This means working together to find the best ways to do things. The group will find ways to help people make plans. You can join if you are over 40 &…

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Health and Care videos

Health and care videos is a useful website full of helpful and accessible videos. “Our aim is to help people to manage their health and wellbeing, alongside the care provided by healthcare professionals.” “Our videos have been written by medical scriptwriters, and reviewed by NHS clinicians. The videos are reviewed regularly to ensure that they provide up-to-date information.” “If you have any questions about your own health or the information contained within the videos, please speak to a healthcare professional.”…

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Jerry Newman Talks About Co-Production

Learning Disability Liaison Nurse Jerry Newman talks about co-production between health, Ace Anglia and self-advocates. You can watch the video below. If the video is not displayed, you can watch the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kd-70LhIeSs&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=SuffolkLearningDisabilityPartnership

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Making friends with your face mask

This video is for people with learning disabilities to help them understand why wearing a face mask is important, how to find a face mask that suits them and how to get used to wearing it. Thank you to Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust for this video. You can watch more videos on their YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/surreyandborders

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What the government is saying: helpful Covid-19 resources from LD England

On 4 January 2021, the government announced a new national lockdown. Everyone is being told to stay at home. Please see the links below to the latest guidance. Thank you to Learning Disability England for sharing. You can read the new national lockdown guidance here. There is extra guidance for people who are extremely clinically vulnerable. You can watch a video from NWTDT / Pathway to tell you about the new national lockdown here. You can read more government guidance in ‘Key Current Guidance…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 21

Day 21: Mindful Living course from Wellbeing Suffolk The Mindful Living Course Mindful Living is a course for those who would like to bring mindfulness into their daily lives.  It’s a self-directed programme that you can do from the comfort of your own home. The course is split into 4 chapters covering the themes of; present moment awareness, mindfulness of the breath, connecting to the body, and compassionate responding. Each chapter includes a video tutorial and accompanying booklet. Chapters 2…

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Helpful videos

Please see video resources available from Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust YouTube channel. These may be useful for you or someone you support. The videos are for people with learning disabilities to understand about anxiety and what the person may feel if they are feeling anxious or worried. This is the first of a series of videos that will explain anxiety and give some practical ways of helping with anxiety. We suggest that you watch the ‘5 things to…

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World Autism Awareness Week: A message to the public…

Today is World Autism Awareness Day! To celebrate, the National Autistic Society worked with friends from across the UK to share what autistic people and their families told us they want the public to understand and our handy tips on how the public can help support autistic people better. You can watch the video by clicking below: For more information, visit: https://www.autism.org.uk/

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#NoHateInSuffolk

Please find below the public link to the Suffolk Hate Crime video. The video was launched yesterday during a countywide conference to support the National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2019. The video has been designed to be used widely by members of the Suffolk Hate Crime Network within their internal and external partnerships. Please use it freely with the hashtag #NoHateInSuffolk A huge thank you to everyone who has assisted in the creation of this video and has supported National Hate Crime Awareness…

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Designer Genes video, celebrating World Down Syndrome Day 2018

A group of 50 mums of kids with Down’s syndrome has created a Carpool Karaoke-style video to raise awareness of children with an extra chromosome. Mums who were part of the Facebook group “Designer Genes”, who all had a child with Down’s syndrome born in 2013/14, were inspired by a Singing Hands Carpool Karaoke video signed with Makaton, a simplified form of British Sign Language which is designed to help hearing people with learning or communication difficulties using signs alongside…

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