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My Life Focus Group 19th April 2023 Agenda

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Life Focus Group. About this meeting 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 disabilities live good lives as part of their community with the right support at the right time, from…

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My Voice Focus Group 16th March Agenda

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group. About this meeting 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 disabilities live good lives as part of their community with the right support at the right time, from…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group. About this meeting The My Voice Focus Group is a new group as part of the updated Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22. The re-fresh of this strategy maintains our commitments to work together with partners across Suffolk. We want to work in new and different ways to ensure…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group. About this meeting The My Voice Focus Group is a new group as part of the updated Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22. The re-fresh of this strategy maintains our commitments to work together with partners across Suffolk. We want to work in new and different ways to ensure…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy My Voice Focus Group 24 November 2022

The My Voice Focus group is a co-produced meeting that is part of the development of The Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22 About this event The Suffolk Learning Disability Board would like to invite you to the My Voice Focus Group. We aim to co-produce this focus group with self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations and board members. We want to: Showcase and celebrate best practice Identify projects to work together on Explore how we want the group to work,…

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Information, advice and support for young people from Suffolk SENDIASS

Information You may get the answer to some of your questions by looking through our web pages. You can contact uson your own or with parents or carers for information, advice and support. You can get in touch by phone, text or email – you choose which works best for you. Advice Our friendly staff will listen to your questions and try to offer useful advice and information. We will not tell other people what you have said. The only…

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Confidential information, advice and support for young people from Suffolk SENDIASS

Information You may get the answer to some of your questions by looking through our web pages. You can contact uson your own or with parents or carers for information, advice and support. You can get in touch by phone, text or email – you choose which works best for you. Advice Our friendly staff will listen to your questions and try to offer useful advice and information. We will not tell other people what you have said. The only…

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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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Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

This booklet explains Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy available in Suffolk. The Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. For more information about advocacy in Suffolk, e-mail – suffolkadvocacyservice@pohwer.netor phone – 0300 456 2370

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Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

This booklet explains Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy available in Suffolk. The Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. For more information about advocacy in Suffolk, e-mail – suffolkadvocacyservice@pohwer.netor phone – 0300 456 2370

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The Voice You Never See

Sharing details of a new disabled community arts project, ‘The Voice You Never See’. This project is run by Suffolk-based group Poetry People and funded by Suffolk County Council’s COVID Continuity Fund for Culture. The project has commissioned a new video poem by Karl Knights, a young Suffolk-based disabled poet Poetry People has been supporting and championing for over a decade. Karl will be gathering material for ‘The Voice You Never See’ through a series of Zoom or phone conversations with disabled…

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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 to: Develop the best possible understanding about people’s experiences of using health and care services, including things that might have prevented them from accessing digital care (digital exclusion). To gather people’s thoughts on how things need to be different in…

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The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

You may know that in 2020, as the first Covid-19 Lockdown came into place, Paradigm designed a Snapshot Survey to capture the experience and feelings of Support Workers/PAs working through the pandemic. The findings of this survey led to the creation of the report ‘Don’t ever call us unskilled again!’ which was read across the world.  It stimulated conversations and action as part of the journey to raise the profile of and to value, Support Workers/PAs.   Paradigm want to hear from Support Workers…

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Learning disability, race, and challenging prejudice: an event hosted by Cardiff People First

Learn from, and explore the experiences of, people who have a learning disability and come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background About this Event Women and men who have a learning disability are part of every community. Work alongside them to discover their experiences and their fights against discrimination. Explore how you can help make the changes in your community that will enable them to play a full part and be included. Learn from our ground-breaking projects that…

Learning disability, race, and challenging prejudice: an event hosted by Cardiff People First

Learn from, and explore the experiences of, people who have a learning disability and come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background About this Event Women and men who have a learning disability are part of every community. Work alongside them to discover their experiences and their fights against discrimination. Explore how you can help make the changes in your community that will enable them to play a full part and be included. Learn from our ground-breaking projects that…

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A Very Different Conversation

A message from the mental health transformation programme, ‘a very different conversation’: Over the past couple of years, people in east and west Suffolk have been working together to improve NHS mental health & emotional wellbeing care, learning disability & autism services in the region. We have used those discussions to plan changes that we think will make things better. We hope these proposed changes will mean that people in east and west Suffolk will be able to get the…

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The SEND Young Person’s Network

Introducing the SEND Young Person’s Network (SENDYPN). What is it? The YPN is a growing network (a bit like a Facebook group) of young people who want to have their say to help shape the services and support provided in Suffolk for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). What are the aims? Having fun and take part in social events while also: Having a voice Being involved in decision-making Shaping and improving services for young…

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