North of England Health Network 2014

Welcome to the North of England Health Network. Here you will be able to access all the bulletins for this year. All bulletins are grouped monthly. We have listed the most significant articles to assist you in your search.

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Nov 2 2014.pdf

Autism and common toileting difficulties / 29. 30 years of independent living for people with disabilities / Social language lapses hint at syndrome distinct from autism / Using Thickness Indicator Model tubes help staff to accurately modify fluid consistency when supporting people with dysphagia / Promoting person centred support and positive outcomes

Nov 1 2014.pdf
The LB Bill: turning social care policy-making on its head’ / Lord Freud must go / NHS funding and finances / CQC publishes plans for its new approach to regulating healthcare in secure settings


Oct 4 2014.pdf
Our response: Paying disabled people less for work / Blueprint that’s set to halve re-offending rates / 15-minute care: we did it / State of Care 2013/14 / Capita Equality Act Challenge / Care Act 2014: statutory guidance for implementation / The Box training package developed by RCSLT

Oct 3 2014.pdf
NHS empowers families to challenge any unacceptable care of patients with learning disabilities / Nearly one in five people with a learning disability say they were turned away at the polling station in the recent local elections, according to a new survey. / Winterbourne updates  / Studies That Involved A Total Of 14,700,000 Children Prove Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

Oct 2 2014.pdf
Mental capacity and detention / Progress on premature deaths of people with learning disabilities /Report on the National Audit of Learning Disabilities Feasibility Study / Mental Capacity Act: government response to the House of Lords Select Committee report / The Kings Fund Our priorities for the next government

Oct 1 2014.pdf  
People with complex health needs gain ‘right to have’ personal health budgets / What is LB Bill? Easy Read overview / Council unlawfully deprived woman of liberty due to ignorance of Mental Capacity Act / People with learning disabilities at higher risk of osteoporosis, study says


Sept 5 2014.pdf
Reducing premature mortality in people with learning disabilities: effective interventions and reasonable adjustments /
Making health and social care information accessible consultation / Joint Health and Social Care Self-Assessment Framework 2014 / Science Daily: Overhaul of our understanding of why autism potentially occurs

Sept 4 2014.pdf
Progress on premature deaths of people with learning disabilities /  Response to Health Select Committee’s report on long term conditions / Congenital Heart Disease in Children with Down Syndrome / NHS Choices: Growth of newborn babies' brains tracked

Sept 3 2014.pdf
Nearly 8 In 10 Kids Don’t Get Developmental Screenings / NICE guidance Development Mental health problems in people with learning disability / Physios back introduction of integrated care plans for children with special educational needs / Therapy For Infants May Stave Off Autism / Antidepressant use in pregnancy linked to ADHD

Sept 2 2014.pdf
New app relieves patients’ fear of the dentist / Changes to Mental Health Act (1983) Code of Practice / Weighted blankets and sleep in autistic children: a randomized controlled trial / Study Offers Clues To How Autism Develops /Support Growing For Autism Behavior Therapy

Sept 1 2014.pdf
Doctors who harm patients face 'tougher sanctions' / Autism – video / How multisensory relaxation sessions can help / Dementia screening questionnaire for individuals with intellectual disabilities / SEND: guide for parents and carers


Aug 4 2014.pdf
UK ‘is first country to face UN inquiry into disability rights violations / Living Life with Hypermobility Syndrome and Horsehoe Kidneys / Dream or delusion: How fit for purpose is the Care Act guidance? /The CPHVA Professional Conference

Aug 3 14.pdf
Advanced scanning techniques can aid early autism diagnosis, scientists suggest / Psychosexual assessment service /Action plan for learning disability nursing in Northern Ireland / Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) proposals for a ‘special measures’

Aug 2 2014.pdf
Law Commission begins project to reform deprivation of liberty in supported living / Changes to SEN Law / How to survive a CQC inspection / NICE guidance development Mental health problems in people with learning disability /
Seeability Look Here Event

Aug 1 2014.pdf
Learning together / Changes to SEN Law / How to survive a CQC inspection / Helping people with genetic conditions / Mental health nursing of adults with learning disabilities: RCN guidance / Council’s silence over abuse review’s failings /
Getting hospital care right for people with intellectual disabilities


July 4 2014.pdf
NHS finances stretched to the limit as nursing workforce reaches record high / Special educational needs (SEN) code of practice and regulations / The SEND reforms explained / Help Stop Choking / European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) / The household finances of Carer's Allowance recipients - new findings

July 3 2014.pdf
NHS England announcement regarding integrated personal budgets / A new screening test for Down's syndrome is still not available across the Welsh NHS, six years after guidelines said it should be / Sensory integration work with people a Learning Disability / Learning Disability Nurse Survival Guide: Common questions and answers for the learning disability nurse
Attachments: destabilising_rgb.pdf  / Strengthening_the_commitment_one_year_on_published.pdf / What a powerful message from the eyes of an individual with developmental disabilities.pdf

July 2 2014.pdf
Head of Winterbourne improvement programme steps down over safeguarding probe / What the Care Act means for choice of care and accommodation for service users / The Dalton Review: new options for providers of NHS care / Psychiatric symptoms and behavioural checklist for people with intellectual disabilities

July 1 2014.pdf
NHS culture: how can the 'empathy gap' be bridged? / Easy Read Health website / Health improvement and the importance of research for learning disabilities nursing / Professional boundaries in learning disability care
Attachments: 210514-Professional-boundaries-in-learning-disability-care.pdf / Bullying experiences among disabled children.pdf / cm8884-valuing-every-voice (1).pdf Safety First Information Leaflet.pdf


June 4 2014.pdf
Working on the Inside / 3 Lives: What have we learned, what we need to do / Psychiatry's contract with society / Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group / Supporting people with intellectual disabilities Cochrane Library

June 3 2014.pdf
Transition arrangements for young people with complex health needs from children’s to adult services /
A gilded cage is still a cage / Service models in adult psychiatry / Claiming Disability Living Allowance for children /
Claiming Disability Living Allowance for children

June 2 2014.pdf
Consultation on draft regulations and guidance for implementation of part 1 of the Care Act in 2015/16. / Autism in General Practice / Health and Wellbeing Boards priorities across England / Service models in adult psychiatry
Attachments: Councillors guide - A guide for new councillors 2014-2015.pdf  CR188.pdf   Invitation to LD webcast.pdf   Party in the Park.pdf

June 1 2014.pdf
Oxytocin could hold key to autism treatment / LGA: A place I call home / Campaign launched that aims to make government listen to voices of people with learning disabilities /A councillor's guide to the health system in England / Heatwave plan for England 2014
Attachments: 004598.pdf  10087-2902315-TSO-Heatwave_Main_Plan_ACCESSIBLE.pdf   A councillor's guide to the health system in England.pdf 


May 2014-01.pdf
Sensory stories / Learning Disability census / Tips on caring for people with LD and bed wetting / Stop LD hate crime / Welcome to SIBs / Parents with disabilities / Personal budgets and self determination / Care home residents doped up
Attachments: HaLD Timetable June 2014.pdf   National LD Show.pdf

May 2 2014.pdf
Better care fund update / Every vote counts / LD Census report / Visualising autism / New friendship and dating site for adults with LD / Guide to help cyber bullying victims / PFA factsheet / Hearing and learning disabilities group / Bereavement and Learning Disabilities
Attachments: 01-05-14 INTL FINAL VERSION 17th June Publicity.pdf  
  GMS contract guidance and audit requirements 2014-15.pdf

May 3 2014.pdf
Winterbourne View Joint Improvement Programme / All about epilepsy / Better Care Fund / Care & Support Jargon buster / Abuse victim helpline / Transforming care / Information for parents whose child has recently had surgery /
A short version of WTPN good practice guidance survey
Attachments: The Transition Event Flyer.pdf


April 1 2014.pdf
A future without ILF / People's inquiry into London's NHS / Ten tips for co-production / Preparing adulthood - implementing the care bill / Dying for things to change / Breast cancer train
Attachment: HEF_Event_Flyer_app.doc
April 2 2014.pdf
Better Care Fund Conference / positive and proactive care / Netbuddy / CNO vision for nursing / Think autism strategy / Stop poor health care
Attachments: Making it real Birmingham.pdf   Making it real Leeds.pdf

April 3 2014.pdf
Inclusion North North Advocacy Project / New early years profiles / When your child has additional needs / Delivering skills for life / Free equipment service

April 4 2014.pdf
Transition event / Progress on improving nursing for people with LD / Scarlet fever update / Dementia Calculator / Personal health budgets / All about epilepsy / Care pathways for oral healthcare
Attachments: Representational Advocate Advert 15 04 14.pdf      transition event 2014_1.pdf

April 5 2014.pdf
Person centred support / Train the trainer- Learning Disability / PHE annual conference / Call to action
Attachment: Train the trainer LD flyer Glasgow June 2014.pdf


March 1 2014.pdf
Children's disability assessment form / Bringing us together / Safe bus journey cards / Report: Access to banking for people with LD / Multiple venues and workshops for parents

Mar 2 2014.pdf
NDTI Screening services strategy toolkit / Ensuring quality services / Effective networks for improvment learning report / Obesity and disability / Personal Independence Payment / Violence and health and well being boards
Attachments: Everyone Counts.pdf   Winterbourne.pdf  

Mar 3 2014.pdf
Referral criteria for integrated LD service / Winterbourne Case Studies Request / Preparing for adulthood / Kidney conditions - welcome to infoKID
Attachments: My Health Pathway A3.pdf      RCN More than just a number.pdf

March 4 2014.pdf
Dementia / Carers policies and/or guidance in hospitals / NHS pay / Personal health budgets: including people with learning difficulties / Hydrotherapy East Lancashire / DoL supreme court rulings
Attachments: A Hidden Truth Bulletin.pdf  
Advocacy parents.pdf    
Dolphins Den Poster - Burnley.pdf    
Shared Values, Faith and Disability National Seminar Event Booking form ....doc


February 1 2014.pdf
Making it work -Shared decision -making and people with learning disabilities / Balancing act / FPA advice for parents and carers / PAMIS invasive procedures

February 2 2014.pdf
FPLD Thinking Skills Programme / Choice support  sensory stories pilot / Brokerage, advice and advocacy / The care Bill factsheets

February 3 2014.pdf
Easy read DNACPR / Confidential enquiry DVD / Action against cruelty / Pain experience and management in forensic intellectual disability service
Attachments: IPD_Changes_Conference_Booking_form_2_page-4F.PDF

February 4 2014.pdf
Birmingham BILD oral health and people with learning disabilities/ London Learning Disability and ethnicity / Manchester working together with parents Network Northern Regional Meetings


January 1 2014.pdf
Capacity to consent to assessment - intervention / weight management group tool / Easy read - a website for people w/ LD and health professionals / Winterbourne View progress report

January 2 2014.pdf
New reach standards / Health inequalities awareness training / TABTOOB / FPLD easy read guides to health conditions / NDTI green light toolkit 2013
Attachment: Choice Support FAMILY DAY.pdf

January 3 2014.pdf
Improving the uptake and quality of health checks / LC: coping with a diagnosis / Protecting people's human rights when they cannot consent to treatment / NHS England rolls out new personal health budget sites
Attachment: IN29.pdf

January 4 2014.pdf
Easy read information on deep vein thrombosis / Antenatal care / IHaL end of life care for people with learning disabilities / FPLD planning for the future can be daunting for people with LD and their families guides
Attachment: the-trouble-with-personcentred-planning.pdf

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