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New NHS England guides for GPs

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, PSI
25th September 2017|

NHS England have just published guides about how to make GP services more accessible to disabled people, linked to the Accessible Information Standard: https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/guides-to-help-staff-support-people-with-access-needs/ There is one specifically about reasonable adjustments for learning disabled patients

Do You Want to Act? Become a Member of Ignite

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
25th September 2017|

Dark Horse is a theatre company based in Huddersfield. Their new theatre company, Ignite, meet every Saturday morning to learn new acting skills, build confidence and have fun. They  are on the look out for [...]

31 October | Tenfold Members Meetup

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
20th September 2017|

Boo! The next Tenfold Members Meetup will be on Halloween - spooky... 31 October | 10am - 12noon at The Old Fire Station, Gipton We hope you can join us to hear from Fiona Martin, [...]

Leeds Autism Services Vacancies

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
20th September 2017|

Partnership & Development Officer (22½ hrs p.w.) Competitive Salary Leeds Autism Services are a charity which provides support for adults on the autism spectrum. The aim of Leeds Autism Services is to provide and develop [...]

SUN Events for October

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health
20th September 2017|

Service User Network have the following events in October: Wednesday 4th October 2017, 12.30pm – 2.30pm at the Cardigan Centre, 145 – 153 Cardigan Road, Leeds LS6 1LJ Matt Osbourne sexual health research, Elaine Wilkes Carers [...]

Leep The Bridge Club Night Dates

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
19th September 2017|

Please note that in October LEEP1 have two club nights at Tiger Tiger these are: Thursday 05th October – Superhero Theme Thursday 26th October – Halloween Theme There is no club night in September due to it [...]

Lead Practitioner – Learning Disabilities

By |Learning Disability
19th September 2017|

Employer: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Location: St James's University Hospital Salary: £40,428 to £48,514 pa Closing Date: 4 October An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced practitioner to lead the Leeds [...]

Dark Horse Theatre Presents: ‘You Have Been Watching’

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
14th September 2017|

Dark Horse is back creating mystery, intrigue and a whole lot of laughter! Find the body, solve the murder, get the girl, stay on the show... Autumn 2017 brings you a brand new production from [...]

Free Person Centred Risk and Assessment Management Training

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
14th September 2017|

Person Centred Risk Assessment and Management - Free for people working in Leeds Wed 11 October 2017, 13:00 – 16:00 at Connect in the North, Bridge House, Balm Road, Leeds LS10 2TP Person Centred Risk [...]

Mixed Ability Dance Consultation

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI
14th September 2017|

Local charity, Yorkshire Dance, are considering setting up a new mixed-ability dance class for adults living in the Leeds area. If you are aged 18+ and live in the Leeds area Yorkshire Dance would greatly [...]

5 October | Journeys of the Body

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health
5th September 2017|

Our bodies are maps that tell stories of personal and profound journeys. They have within them physical trails and memories which can be both seen and felt. In this practical and playful workshop with writer/performer [...]

Aspire and Leeds Rhinos Foundation new partnership

By |Learning Disability
5th September 2017|

Leeds Rhinos Foundation and Aspire Community Benefit Society (CBS) have announced an exciting new partnership which will see people with learning disabilities receive sports coaching delivery from Leeds Rhinos’ official charity from September 2017. Tenfold [...]

Consultation: Transport Accessibility Action Plan

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Older People, PSI
29th August 2017|

The Department for Transport is seeking feedback on a draft accessibility action plan which sets out proposals to improve the travel experience for people with disabilities. The action plan covers a range of transport modes [...]

People Matters Autumn Prospectus – September 2017

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
29th August 2017|

September means the People Matters Autumn prospectus! And that means lots of courses and activities are on offer for adults with learning disabilities, other disabilities, autism, Asperger's or those that would just prefer a more [...]

People in Action – Support Worker Vacancies

By |Learning Disability
24th August 2017|

People in Action is looking for passionate and committed paid support workers for their for Count Me In Service. Do you think you have what it takes to be part of a dynamic team? Do you have experience [...]