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‘Tell us what you think’ event

CalendarNHS England are writing new guidelines for commissionaires to help them buy good services for people with learning disabilities.  They want your help to make sure that the guidelines are right.

The ‘tell us what you think’ event is in Leicester on the Thursday 21st July. Forum Invite and Booking Form for 21July 2016

June 23, 2016 1:56 pm

Planning for the future?

CalendarAre you concerned about the future of your family member with a learning disability?  Thera is very happy to bring safe and secure events to Glenfeild.  This event is to help families plan for the future  and is on Wednesday 20th July.
For more information safe and secure event Glenfield

June 23, 2016 1:44 pm

Easy read guides about the EU referendum

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Mencap have now made easy read guides explaining the difference in views of the ‘in’ and ‘out’ campaigns for the referendum.

 

These are called
Britain’s Stronger in Europe
Vote leave, take control
Click here to see the easy read guides

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 8, 2016 10:06 am

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
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