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Meeting cancelled

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Whole Life Disability Strategy Meeting on the Tuesday 14th March has been cancelled
because there was not enough people coming to the meeting.

 

The team said that they are happy to talk to groups of people.  If you would like to do this either face to face or on the phone contact
Francesca.Malyon@leics.gov.uk or ring 0116 3055894
Steve.Woodhead@leics.gov.uk or ring 07775 862907

or come along to the next Partnership Board Meeting on the 23rd of March at County Hall to talk to Steve about the Whole Life Disability Plan.

March 13, 2017 10:18 am

Autism Awareness Week

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Glebe House are working in partnership with lots of other organisations  to celebrate World Autism Awareness Week starting the 27th March to 2nd April.

Pathway to Adulthood Confrence is on Tuesday 25th March from 9.30am to 2.30pm.
To find out more look at Pathway to Adulthood Conference

Living with Autism Conference is on Thursday 30th March from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
To find out more look at Living with Autism Conference

For more information please contact marketing@glebehouseproject.org.uk
or ring Reema on 01509 218096

 

March 6, 2017 12:04 pm

Whole Life Disability Plan

CalendarLast year, Leicestershire County Council did some work in finding out what you think about the Whole Life Disability Plan.  Now they are working with other partners such as the NHS and district councils to make a new joined up plan for the whole of Leicestershire.

Leicestershire County Council are doing this because we want to make it easier for disabled people of any age to live healthy safe and independent lives in their communities.

Leicestershire County Council would like to invite you to come and tell them what works and does not work.  Disabled people are invited to some along to an event on Tuesday 14th March.
This invite for disabled people will tell you more

Carers and family members of disabled people are invited to come along to an event on Thursday 16th March.
This invite for family and carers will tell you more

 

March 6, 2017 10:51 am

Free health event for staff

CalendarHealth staff and service providers are invited to a free event about cancer screening on Wednesday 3rd May 2017.
The event is called, Breaking down barriers in access to screening for people with a learning disability.
Some of the topic covered are understanding mental capacity, consent and reasonable adjustments.  There will be Information stands along with an inflatable breast and colon, which are educational tools aimed to raising awareness.
To book your place look at Invite for Screening Event 2017

 

March 1, 2017 11:38 am

Safe, Well and Happy Partnership Invite

CalendarJane Parr from the NHS Learning Disabilities Services  came to talk to the Board in January to tell us about the Safe Well and Happy Partnerships.
Jane would like to invite carers and organisations to an event to look at how we can plan to work together.
This event is on the Wednesday 22nd March.
To book you place read Safe Well and Happy Partnership Invite  .

Please note that this event is not for self advocates / people with disabilities as they will be looking at more accessible ways to involved you.

January 31, 2017 2:12 pm

Your guide to Personal Health Budget

informationSince October 2014 everyone who meets the rules for a NSH Continuing Healthcare or Children’s Continuing Care Funding has a right to have a Personal Health Budget.

For more information read Your guide to a Personal Health Budget_

January 31, 2017 10:42 am

New sport sessions in Hinckley

informationFancy meeting new people and trying out some new sports activities?

Hinckley Leisure Centre is putting on new indoor multi sports sessions for people with learning disbailities. To find out more look at the Hinckley Leisure Centre  poster.

January 30, 2017 3:03 pm

Are you entitled to free swimming?

Did you know that you could  swim for free at Hermitage and Hood Park Leisure Centre?
The Leisure Link scheme is North West Leicestershire District Council’s concessionary access scheme for people with disabilities and their carers. Once  signed up to the scheme you can get money off most activities at the leisure centre. Joining fees costs £5.90 for residents.
For up to date information please log on to www.nwleics.gov.uk/leisurelink, pick up a leaflet from your local leisure centre or give Hermitage Leisure Centre a call on 01530 811215

January 30, 2017 2:47 pm

My adult – still my child

informationA guide for parents and carers of adults who are 16 years and over, who may not be able to make decisions.

The website is aimed at those new to making Best Interest Decisions and especially those caring for young people who are moving into adult services.
Click here to find out more my adult still my child

 

December 12, 2016 11:30 am

Improving Lives: Green Paper

informationThe Department of Health says that they want to help everyone to be able to enjoy independence, security and good health that being at works brings.
They need to understand why Disabled people and people with health conditions might be unable to get a job or keep one.  They need a better understanding of the range of health conditions and circumstance people may face.
To read all about this in the improving lives green papers.  This is not in easy read.

You can also have your say and fill in the online form consultations for work and health

 

November 9, 2016 2:41 pm
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