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Opportunity for advocacy groups

Master-SeeAbility-Logo[1]SeeAbility wants to tell you about an opportunity for advocacy groups for people with learning disabilities in Leicestershire. SeeAbility is looking for groups to join their Peer Education Network.

They want to help advocacy groups around the county to train people with learning disabilities to look after their eyes.  SeeAbility will train the advocacy groups and give them the resources they need.
Call Scott Watkins on 07860 756 342 for more Information.
Here is more information about the SeeAbility Peer Education Project

May 26, 2016 2:14 pm

Change of date for October’s Partnership Board meeting

CalendarPlease can you note that the Partnership Board meeting in October has changed its date to Thursday 27th October 2016 in the Sparkenhoe Committee Room.
This mean we will no longer meet on the 6th October.  Please remember to change this in your diary.


May 26, 2016 1:38 pm

Carer’s week event in Loughborough

carers weekGlebe House welcomes all carers to join them at an Information Drop-in Session to launch the National Carer’s Week on Monday 6th June at Tesco Community Room, Park Road, Loughborough LE11 2EX

Come along, grab a coffee and look at the information stands for advice and support offered in the area.  Pamper yourself with a free treatment.

May 26, 2016 1:17 pm

‘Have a go’ Day in Charnwood

Charnwood Action GroupCharnwood Action Group would like to invite people with learning disabilities and their supporters to join them for a ‘have a go’ day on Wednesday 15th June.

Come along and join in the activities at Loughborough Lawn Tennis Club, Ingle Pingle, LE11 3NW.
For information about how to book, look at the Have a Go Day Poster 

May 26, 2016 12:02 pm

Easy read guide about voting in the European Union Referendum

euflagge2On the Thursday 23rd June the European Union referendum is taking place to decided whether Britain staying in or out of the European Union.  Everyone in the UK who is entitled to vote can have their say by voting on the day at their local polling station.
You need to be registered to be able to vote.  If you need to registered to vote you need to do this by Tuesday 5th June at 5pm.

There is  a mencap easy read guide about how to registered to vote and to vote


May 25, 2016 10:53 am

Planning for the future?

CalendarThera are holding two events in May, inviting families to come along to their workshops about Wills and Trusts, housing and making decisions, as well as other useful tools to help them start planning for the future.
For more information safe and secure events



May 9, 2016 1:02 pm

Easy Read Questionnaire about transforming care

transforming care 1Transforming Care is about making health and care services better for people with learning disabilities who have mental health conditions or behaviour which challenges.

The National Forum for People with Learning Disabilities and the National Valuing Families Forum have been asked to find out what carers and people with learning disabilities know about transforming care.  Please fill in this Easy Read questionnaire  to help us find out what people know in the East Midlands.
Once we have collected this information it will be looked at by the Regional Co-ordinators and the National Forum. Inclusion North will then collect all of the information from across the country and send it on to NHS England.

April 13, 2016 2:24 pm

Hospital Carers and Service Users Forum

It is the first meeting of the Hospital Carers and Service Users Forum on Wednesday 6th April at Leicester General Hospital.  For more information look at the Hospital forum flyer.

March 15, 2016 2:35 pm

Self Advocacy In Action Newsletter


Self Advocacy in Action Newletter Feb 2016

March 8, 2016 2:14 pm

Learning Disabilities Death Review Programme

LeDeRA team of people have been looking at why people with learning disabilities may died younger than other people.  LeDeR1NHS England now wants to find out what helps people live long and healthy lives.
They are looking for people with learning disabilities, family members and workers to be part of a group to help them.

You can find out more information in this Easy read flyer 


March 8, 2016 11:31 am
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