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Keeping Neurodivergent People Connected

By |Featured, Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp
2020-05-27T15:52:52+01:0027th May 2020|

Many people will become increasingly vulnerable during the current COVID-19 crisis and some are not known to services or accessing support. Adults with learning disabilities, who are autistic or have other neurodivergent conditions such as ADHD can [...]

Devolution – a message for Leeds

By |Communities of Interest, Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp, Mental Health, News, Older People, PSI
2020-05-27T13:56:50+01:0027th May 2020|

A message from Councillor Judith Blake CBE, Leader of Leeds City Council and Tom Riordan CBE, Chief Executive, Leeds City Council We hope you and your families are keeping well. It continues to be a challenging time [...]

Mental Health, Learning Disabilities & Covid-19 Response Workspace

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health
2020-05-20T12:22:08+01:0013th May 2020|

A Mental Health, Learning Disabilities & COVID19 Response Workspace has been set up by the National cell on Future NHS Platforms. The resources on the workspace are open to those working in mental health, learning disabilities and autism services, [...]

Disability Customer Service Awareness Training from Purple

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, PSI
2020-05-20T12:23:55+01:0013th May 2020|

Purple has published a series of e-tutorials aimed at raising awareness of the importance of delivering good customer service for disabled people. The seven-part series includes practical hints, tips and examples to bring this issue to life. [...]

Guidance for Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
2020-05-13T12:30:56+01:007th May 2020|

The Government recently published updated guidance for supporting adults with learning disabilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The first piece of guidance is provided for care staff who provide support to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, [...]

Guidance for People Receiving Direct Payments

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI
2020-05-13T12:31:24+01:007th May 2020|

The Government has released guidance for people who receive support via direct payments, including through personal budgets and personal health budgets, local authorities, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and providers who support and deliver care via direct payments. [...]

LYPFT Coronavirus Response Stakeholder Briefing

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health
2020-05-07T09:25:38+01:0029th April 2020|

The Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) has published the first in a series of stakeholder briefings on its coronavirus response for partners, including primary care, trusts, third sector and local authority colleagues. Written by [...]

People Matters Workshop Timetable – w/c 27th April

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
2020-04-29T12:00:23+01:0029th April 2020|

People Matters are hosting a range of online activities this week, with baking, sewing and relaxation techniques all on the menu. If you would like to join a workshop, email [email protected] with your name and contact number or send a private message on [...]