Here you will find links to noteworthy and important sites that we support, get knowledge from or just really love.
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Mencap are campaigning to ensure that everyone’s life is treated equally, and is tackling the problem that people with Learning Disabilities are 58% more likely to die before they are 50. We need more Learning Disability Nurses. To read more about the Mencap Campaign, on James’ Blog, click the link below. http://www.mencap.org.uk/blog/life-every-other
People and Gardens was set up in 1997 by Ken and Lorraine Radford. They established this organisation to support people with Learning Disabilities or emotional impairments to be able to develop as individuals and to have choice and opportunity in the workplace. They believe that gardening can help you achieve a sense of well-being and … Continue reading People and Gardens
For health information that is easy to find and easy to understand, please go to our website http://www.easyhealth.org.uk About Us: Easyhealth was made so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information . ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy words with pictures. There are over 500 leaflets on Easyhealth, made by many different … Continue reading Easyhealth
What is Monkey Wellbeing? Our vision is for Monkey to help improve the wellbeing of primary-aged children. Monkey’s mission is to help build the confidence, knowledge, experience and thus wellbeing of primary-aged children, helping them to deal with as many of life’s challenges as possible. Monkey was born when our daughter was facing major … Continue reading Monkey Wellbeing
http://www.6cs.england.nhs.uk/pg/dashboard http://www.6cs.england.nhs.uk/pg/groups/130555/ We in LD are very good at networking: Our Facebook pages and twitter feed are testaments to that but maybe (no definitely) we need to show the wider family of nursing how much we can and do share! I have recently started some work with Paula Smith from NHS England: she is the … Continue reading 6Cs Live!
Together for Short Lives is the leading UK charity for all children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions and all those who support, love and care for them. They support families, professionals and services, including children’s hospices. There work is inspiring, and can be seen on their website. Visit it now. Their website includes Help for … Continue reading Together For Short Lives
Learning Disability Training This website brings you cutting edge research and methods which have transformed how to care for those with Learning Disabilities & Dementia. Established in 2014 by Dementia Care Trainer, Anna White. This site brings together the latest resources, best practice and practical care in the form of short user-friendly videos of between … Continue reading LD Care Training
“ We were naive to Down’s Syndrome when the girls were born and we found that there was nowhere to turn. We decided that this must change. Many reports highlight negative aspects of living with DS, but we want to focus on the positives of the condition; We see the Ups not the Downs. ” … Continue reading Twincess: A Celebration of Down’s Syndrome
My name is Sarah Clayton and I am a married mum with four wonderful children. I grew up in a house in which Postural Care and protection of body shape dominated many things, the working day for both my parents, conversations around the dinner table and I’m pretty sure I was the only person in … Continue reading Postural Care: Stories from Families
BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. They work hard to ensure that people living with learning disabilities are valued equally and participate fully in their communities. They want people to be treated fairly and with respect. Their services help develop the organisations who provide services, and the people who give support. You can view more … Continue reading BILD