Free workshop – Evaluating the quality of communication for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) living in adult social care @TizardCentre

Are you interested in communication and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities?  Researchers at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent have been evaluating the quality of communication for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in adult social care. We asked staff what they thought about communication.  We completed some assessments.  We observed communication exchanges.  … Continue reading Free workshop – Evaluating the quality of communication for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) living in adult social care @TizardCentre

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.

REQUEST FOR SUPPORT: to lead a regional project aimed at further developing the robustness of the findings from our pilot project titled “Improving the delivery of different news to mothers to be and their families by healthcare professionals”

The South regional Health Education England (HEE) Intellectual Disabilities programme wishes to appoint a suitably skilled, experienced and qualified collaborative supplier to develop and lead a project aimed at building on the findings of our pilot project titled “Improving the Delivery of Different News to Mothers to be and Their Families by Healthcare professionals” carried … Continue reading REQUEST FOR SUPPORT: to lead a regional project aimed at further developing the robustness of the findings from our pilot project titled “Improving the delivery of different news to mothers to be and their families by healthcare professionals”

STAKEHOLDERS: Your work has been shortlisted for a #HSJvalue @HSJ_Awards

Dear Stakeholders The HEE South regional Intellectual Disability workforce programme has one aim and that it to: to create a sustainable and secure workforce supply, for people that have Intellectual Disabilities and/ or Autism, who require support from and/ or access to services whatever your role, you have all contributed to the development of the … Continue reading STAKEHOLDERS: Your work has been shortlisted for a #HSJvalue @HSJ_Awards