Provider ‘one-page profile’ event
8th October 2018
Suffolk County Council, Adult & Community Services hosted a provider workshop to start co-producing how provider services and activities could be hosted online. This would take the form of a ‘service directory (a list of different services) and each provider could clearly show what they offer, along with details of prices, times, locations etc.
Suffolk People First, September 2018
14th September 2018
Ace Anglia hosted their county-wide speaking up meeting. Agenda items included: The new Primary Care easy-read booklets, Government consultation on buses, Good news stories and the mental Health consultation. The next Suffolk People First meeting is on the 7th of December.
Joint Workstream meeting
11th September 2018
The Partnership hosted a Joint Workstream meeting, which looked at the ideas and input shared in the Strategy refresh meeting in July. We co-produced a plan moving forward to make the most of our resources and to constantly develop the way we work together. A full report of the 2018-20 strategy refresh will be available in late October 2018.
31st January 2018
Suffolk’s Learning Disability Partnership Board identified a potential gap in support & strategic direction for adults with Autism living in Suffolk. A group met to co-produce future strategies to ensure adults with Autism live good lives in their communities and receive the right support, at the right time, from the right people. Discussion points were around: The potential to include Autism as part of the Learning Disability Partnership The potential to co-produce an Autism Strategy for Suffolk & how this could be implemented Discuss if there is a need to continue as a Working Group or support existing groups The
Support Worker & PA Network
11th January 2018
On Thursday 11th of January the Learning Disability Partnership hosted the first meeting of the Support Worker & PA Network. The network was of the original priorities of the Learning Disability Strategy. Support Workers are integral to the implementing the vision of the Strategy, and there needs to be a space to hear their voice.
31st May 2017
Members of the Partnership attended the Suffolk Show, telling people about the Learning Disability Strategy & asking people what they like to do in the evening using an online survey.
Patient Partnership Conference
30th May 2017
Members of the ‘Staying Healthy, Safe & Well’ Workstream attended the Patient Partnership Conference, hosted by the Ipswich & East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group.
22nd May 2017
The Partnership hosted a Provider Event at Landmark House in Ipswich. We shared the specifications for new services, which will come under new categories in what is called a Framework. The categories are: Day, Evening & Weekend Activities, Planned Supported Breaks, Support me in my Life and Preparation for Work.
Accessible Information Standard Training
26th April 2017
Max Clark (Accessible Information Lead at Ace Anglia) & Mark Conquer (Champion for Information, Advice & Advocacy) delivered some training about the Accessible Information Standard to GP Practice Managers.
Employment Support Provider Event
24th April 2017
The Partnership hosted a event for Employment Support Providers, setting the scene for the potential changes in commissioning, and how Providers would adapt to provide a good service for people around Employment Support.
Accessible Information Standard Survey
6th March 2017
Anya Wooddissee (Co-production Project Lead at Ace Anglia) & Mark Conquer (Strategy Champion for Information, Communication & Advocacy) went to visit people to talk about the impact of the Accessible Information Standard. They took the survey written by NHS England to people living across Suffolk. They supported people to fill in the survey, and the responses were sent back to NHS England for them to review.
Family Discussion Groups
15th February 2017
In February we talked to families about the Strategy
Councillor Locality Sessions
16th January 2017
In January and February we talked to local councillors about the strategy