OUT NOW: “He said it as if he cared…he was sensitive. He said it as if this person in front of him was his best friend.”: Improving the delivery of different news by healthcare professionals to families.

It has made me think more widely about the way in which I approach delivering unexpected news and a great awareness of words I use and an appreciation of how this can impact families into the future.

Men make up a smaller % of the #IDworkforce and are more likely to be manager……… Why? | BLOG10

Back in January we were able to provide our stakeholders with an infographic produced by our Strategic Workforce Analyst and Strategic Workforce Modelling Lead about the intellectual disabilities workforce across the South, and we’ve reproduced it here for you. Click here to down load a copy They used both the NHS Electronic Staff Record and … Continue reading Men make up a smaller % of the #IDworkforce and are more likely to be manager……… Why? | BLOG10

“I don’t believe it!” | BLOG09

“……..is it 2019 already?” What a year 2018 was for people with learning disabilities, their families, and the army of paid and unpaid workforces out there working with a shared aim to make life better. This month we wanted to do things a bit differently. Rather than talking about news and events such as the … Continue reading “I don’t believe it!” | BLOG09

Reasonable adjustments workshop pilot report: OUT NOW

This Education was designed to raise doctors’ awareness of people with learning disabilities was supported by HEEKSS Intellectual Disabilities Workforce Development Programme. EKHUFT Clinical Education held 11 workshops relating to Reasonable Adjustments and the Mental Capacity Act and were facilitated by three local learning disability nurses and three people with learning disabilities. Although only 10% … Continue reading Reasonable adjustments workshop pilot report: OUT NOW

National Autism Core Capabilities Framework consultation: BOOK NOW

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Since our last update we are really please to share that this national programme of work has really move forward at speed and the following we hope will provide you with some background and even more importantly share our updates i.e. how to I register your interest in the work? … Continue reading National Autism Core Capabilities Framework consultation: BOOK NOW