Collaborative expands to include learning disability and autism

Northamptonshire’s Mental Health Collaborative has expanded its scope to encompass the county’s partnership work to support people with learning disability and autism, as part of continuing efforts to improve local services and outcomes and reduce health and wellbeing inequalities. United by the common aims of the two programmes, the newly established Northamptonshire Mental Health, [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:33:31+01:00August 10th, 2021|Featured, Learning disabilities, Mental health, News|Comments Off on Collaborative expands to include learning disability and autism

Award-winning apprentice joins national panel

A former winner of Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership’s Apprentice of the Year award has joined a national panel to help autistic people in apprenticeships. Rhiannon Rees-Jones, a former business admin apprentice at Northamptonshire Adult Social Services, picked up the coveted honour at the NHCP Apprenticeship Celebration Event in 2020. She has joined the [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:33:44+01:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Learning disabilities, News, Workforce|Comments Off on Award-winning apprentice joins national panel

Workshop supports staff in learning disability services

A regional workshop is offering managers who work in services supporting people with a learning disability and autistic people support to improve the resilience and wellbeing of their teams. The workshop, funded by the Department of Health and Social Care, is taking place at Sketchley Grange Hotel in Hinckley, Leicestershire, on Monday 30 March 2020 [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:36+01:00March 11th, 2020|Learning disabilities, News|0 Comments

Easy read advance care planning booklet launched in pilot

An easy read advance care planning booklet has been launched in pilot across Northamptonshire. This new NHCP project, funded by Health Education England, gives people with a learning disability the opportunity to think about, talk about and write down their wishes, preferences and priorities for care at the end of their lives. Planning in advance [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:41+01:00February 6th, 2020|Learning disabilities, News|0 Comments

County conference raises awareness of hate crime risk

A county-wide conference has helped to raise awareness of how hate crime can impact people with learning disabilities in Northamptonshire – and action that can be taken to ‘halt the hate’. Commissioned by the Office for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and co-designed by the learning disability community, the event at Wicksteed Park in [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:34:43+01:00January 8th, 2020|Health and wellbeing, Learning disabilities, News|0 Comments

Making health and care better for people with learning disabilities

Health and social care organisations in Northamptonshire are working together through NHCP to make local services better and easier to access for people with learning disabilities. In keeping with the national programme of work for people with learning disabilities, key partners across the county are focused on a number of aims, including: Improving the quality [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:35:10+01:00June 7th, 2019|Learning disabilities, News|0 Comments
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