OUT NOW: Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People

"England first ever framework led and co-writen by Autistic people and families to support the workforce offer even better care and support" Introduction and background It is estimated that there are over 700,000 autistic people in the UK, equivalent to around 1.1% of the population. Many of these people and their families at one time … Continue reading OUT NOW: Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People

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

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

Learning Disabilities Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship @ University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich (UoG) is proposing to run their first Learning Disabilities Registered Nurse (LD RN) Degree Apprenticeship in January 2020 and are seeking applications from candidates which are supported by their employer. Health Education England is offering a training grant to support employers. The Programme The delivery of the degree apprenticeship is over … Continue reading Learning Disabilities Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship @ University of Greenwich

OUT NOW: How we support People with Learning Disabilities at End of Life

The project team included Rosalyn, Stacey, Nicola, and Tracey working collaboratively between the Hospice and LD community nursing service in Kent.  As with many health and social care professionals they have experienced first-hand some of the challenges faced by health staff, families and carers at the difficult time of end of life care.  The project … Continue reading OUT NOW: How we support People with Learning Disabilities at End of Life