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Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

The government wants to know how they can make sure that health and social care staff have the right training to understand the needs of people with a learning disability and autistic people, and make reasonable adjustments to support them. The cons...
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Have aids and adaptations helped you?

Have aids and adaptations helped you?

The charity Versus Arthritis (formally Arthritis Care) are looking for people to take part in their Room to Manoeuvre campaign. Do you live with arthritis, or another musculoskeletal condition? Do you use any aids and adaptations to help you a...
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Developing Shropshire Care Closer to Home

Developing Shropshire Care Closer to Home

NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be in Shrewsbury Darwin Centre (ground floor) to meet local shoppers to find out what matters most to local people as the CCG seeks to develop a new healthcare service.  From 1 pm to 4 pm, on M...
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SDN Meeting-Thursday 14th March, a date not to miss.

SDN Meeting-Thursday 14th March, a date not to miss.

We hope many of you will join us for our first meeting of 2019. The date to put in your diary is Thursday 14th March! Join us at the University Centre, The Guildhall, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ. from 10.30 am for networking and refreshments before the sta...
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Macmillan Courses taking place in the Midlands 2019

Macmillan Courses taking place in the Midlands 2019

Macmillan have a number of courses taking place during 2019. They are all free to attend. Courses for Everyone is for those in the wider cancer workforce, including voluntary and community sector, care and nursing homes, paid staff and volunteers....
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Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licencing Protecting Users

Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licencing Protecting Users

The Department of Transport have opened this consultation. They are seeking views on proposed statutory guidance to taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) licensing authorities on how to use their licensing powers to protect children and vulnerable adu...
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News from the National Eczema Society

News from the National Eczema Society

Many people with eczema are finding it difficult to get their preferred emollient – or, in some cases, any emollient – on prescription. The reasons for this is  GPs are advised, where possible, to prescribe the emollient with the ‘lowes...
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An Afternoon at Shrewsbury Archives, please book your place now

An Afternoon at Shrewsbury Archives, please book your place now

The Beautiful Burial Ground Project is offering Shropshire Disability Members the chance to learn more about the stories told by our burial grounds. Our burial grounds tell us a lot about changing fashions, traditions, immigration and of lives long l...
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Cerebral Palsy Football Opportunity delivered by ShrewsAbility

Cerebral Palsy Football Opportunity delivered by ShrewsAbility

During term time Shrewsbury town in the Community give opportunity to children and young adults with Cerebral Palsy to play football. Whether the players are ambulant or are supported by frames or crutches they adapt the session to meet individuals...
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Specialist Support for People Diagnosed with Sight Loss

Specialist Support for People Diagnosed with Sight Loss

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and SaTH, with support from Sight Loss Shropshire, have launched a new service providing emotional and practical support to people newly diagnosed with sight loss. This is very good news for many me...
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Age UK calls for properly funded Social Care after more than 50,000 deaths.

Age UK calls for properly funded Social Care after more than 50,000 deaths.

Age UK today (6th February 2019) have issued this press release and have asked us to share with our readers. "More than 50,000 older people have now died waiting in vain for care during the 700 days since the Government first said it would publish a...
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Free Disability Golf taster session...

Free Disability Golf taster session...

Coming to Sundorne Sports Village on Thursday 14th February 2019, Free Disability Golf Taster session. This session taking place between 10 am and 12 noon is suitable for beginners and individuals of all abilities and Carers are welcome too. For f...
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