From UNKNOWN to TOP 100 in only one decade. What will be ………..next?|BLOG14

Have you heard the newest member of the South Intellectual Disability workforce programme here at Health Education England has only gone got him self recognised by the Shaw Trust as: "One of the UK's top 100 influencers with disability in 2019" You may have spotted earlier this month Health Education England where really excited to … Continue reading From UNKNOWN to TOP 100 in only one decade. What will be ………..next?|BLOG14

NEWS: NHS Taskforce To Drive Improvements In Young People’s Hospital Mental Health, Learning Disability And Autism Care

NHS chief Simon Stevens has today (Thursday October 10th) announced that a new taskforce will be set up to improve current specialist children and young people’s inpatient mental health, autism and learning disability services in England. The NHS Long Term Plan sets out an ambitious programme to transform mental health services, autism and learning disability; … Continue reading NEWS: NHS Taskforce To Drive Improvements In Young People’s Hospital Mental Health, Learning Disability And Autism Care

WEBINAR – Nursing Associates in Learning Disability services – 12th November 1pm to 3pm – Delivered by Health Education England working across Kent Surrey and Sussex

The NHS in England is facing a shortfall in learning disability nurses, in response, Health Education England is taking focused action and investing £2 million in 2019/20 to boost the learning disability workforce including a funding offer for 150 trainee nursing associates whose employers will receive an enhanced training grant for their trainee nursing associates … Continue reading WEBINAR – Nursing Associates in Learning Disability services – 12th November 1pm to 3pm – Delivered by Health Education England working across Kent Surrey and Sussex

Flu Season: Learning Disabilities Resources

Flu season is here Sepsis and pneumonia are major causes of preventable death, and people with a learning disability are particularly vulnerable. The latest LeDeR review found the top three causes of death to be pneumonia (25%), aspiration pneumonia (16%) and sepsis (7%). People with a learning disability, their family carers and paid supporters are … Continue reading Flu Season: Learning Disabilities Resources

INVITATION to Massive Open Online Course on the theme of ‘Ethical Decision-Making in Care’ from The International Care Ethics Observatory

‘Ethical Decision-Making in Care’ is a 4 week course beginning on 21st October 2019 and requires a commitment of 2 hours per week. The themes of the 4 weeks are as follows: Week 1 – introducing ethics and the Four Principles Approach in relation to a maternal health scenario Week 2 – Exploring the potential … Continue reading INVITATION to Massive Open Online Course on the theme of ‘Ethical Decision-Making in Care’ from The International Care Ethics Observatory