Physical & Sensory Impairment News & Events

Home/Physical & Sensory Impairment News & Events
Physical & Sensory Impairment News & Events2020-05-01T17:11:52+01:00

Devolution – a message for Leeds

By |27th May 2020|Communities of Interest, Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

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 [...]

Tackling Coronavirus Episode 1: “We will come out of it, but things will be different”

By |13th May 2020|PSI, Uncategorised|

Tackling Coronavirus Episode 1: “We will come out of it, but things will be different” By Sean Tunnicliffe, Communications Officer, Forum Central This is the first in what will be a series of blog posts [...]

Disability Customer Service Awareness Training from Purple

By |13th May 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, PSI|

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 [...]

Guidance for People Receiving Direct Payments

By |7th May 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI|

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 [...]

Locality Facebook Groups – response to Coronavirus

By |31st March 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Leeds City Council have set up 33 locality ward Facebook pages where Covid 19 updates will be posted. Please join a group if you live, work or have family connections in any of the wards. [...]

COVID-19: Charity Commission Guidance

By |1st April 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Understandably, many charities are concerned about what to do during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, so the Charity Commission has published some advice based on “frequently asked questions” it has received in the last few weeks. The [...]

Working carers …a delicate balancing act

By |10th March 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Working carers ...a delicate balancing act By Sean Tunnicliffe, Communications Officer, Forum Central Val Hewison, Chief-Executive of Carers Leeds talks about the issues faced by working carers, something that affects one in eight workers in [...]

New Posters about Abuse and Neglect – Seeking Your Feedback

By |25th February 2020|Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI|

Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board would like to hear what you think of their new public awareness materials. The Board has been working with people across Leeds (members of the public and care / health workers) [...]