Tag Archives: Learning disability

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Derwen College Open Day

Start Date:
9th May 2019

End Date:
9th May 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
Contact for details

Event title: Derwen College Open Day
Venue: Derwen College, Whittington Road, Gobowen, Oswestry SY11 3JA
Weblink: https://www.derwen.ac.uk
Name: Derwen College
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01691 661234 (ext 381)
Event description: Prospective students, families, carers and friends are invited to visit the specialist further education college for young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. Come along to find out more about what Derwen College has to offer with a tour of the facilities and accommodation.
There will be plenty of time for our Question and Answer sessions and activity workshops .
Meet staff and students and discover more about the provision and vocational pathways offered to students.

Short Breaks @Derwen will also be offering an open house from 2 pm on the same day for anyone interested in finding out more about our Short Breaks holiday provision for young adults.

Please contact Amy Snow to register your interest and to find out more, email [email protected] or telephone 01691 661234 (ext 381)

Derwen College OPen Day

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Fishing at Albrighton Moat

Start Date:
12th May 2019

End Date:
12th May 2019

Start Time:
0900

End Time:
1600

Event title: Fishing at Albrighton Moat
Venue: Albrighton Trust Moat & Gardens, Blue House Lane, Albrighton, Nr Wolverhampton, West WV7 3FL
Weblink: www.albrightontrust.org.uk
Name: Albrighton Trust
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01902 372441
Event description: Albrighton Moat is open for fishing today.
Cost £5.50 to fish and £2.50 if you need to rent a pole.

Albrighton Moat is accessible for anyone who needs to use a wheelchair.

If your interested in fishing please contact us on 01902 372441 or email [email protected] to book a peg.

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Easter Activities at the Albrighton Trust Moat and Gardens

Start Date:
15th April 2019

End Date:
18th April 2019

Start Time:
1000 and 1300

End Time:
1200 and 1500

Event title: Easter Activities at the Albrighton Trust Moat and Gardens
Venue: Albrighton Trust Moat & Gardens, Blue House Lane, Albrighton, Nr Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV7 3FL
Weblink: www.albrightontrust.org.uk
Name: Albrighton Trust
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01902 372441
Event description: Easter Activities at the Albrighton Trust Moat and Gardens. We have these events for you to choose from

  • Creative Crafts- Monday 15th April

Make and decorate an Easter Tree, all equipment and materials supplied. The tree is out of natural products and the participants can decorate to their own preference. 10 am & 1 pm. £5 per person

  • Woodcraft- Wednesday 17th April

Make a handmade Bug Hotel, 10 am & 1 pm sessions. £5 per person

  • Wild about Nature-Wednesday 17th April

Enjoy our wild about nature sessions, fun activities and games for all the family. Learn how to light a natural fire using a fire steel. Create clay creatures, handmade bird feeders, leaf pressed designs. Every session is different. Sessions are 10 am & 1 pm. £5 per person.

  • Coached Angling-Thursday 18th April

Coaches available to help novice and inexperienced anglers, they will learn how to put bait on a hook, cast a line, land a fish, unhook a fish safely and return the fish safely in the water. Equipment supplied 10 am & 1 pm sessions. £5 per person.

For further information please email [email protected] or call 01902 372441

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Funky Friday-Inclusive Disco

Start Date:
19th April 2019

End Date:
19th April 2019

Start Time:
1900

End Time:
2100

Event title: Funky Friday-Inclusive Disco
Venue: Newport Royal Navy Club, Bellmans Yard, High Street, Newport TF10 7AJ
Weblink: N/A
Name: Val, Adam and Liz
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: Val : 07946 717963 or Adam: 079312 10941
Event description: Don’t forget Funky Friday is back but at a new venue. We look forward to welcoming you to Newport Royal Navy Club, Bellmans Yard, High Street, Newport TF10 7AJ

This disco is for young adults 16+ with SEN disabilities. £3.00 per person. Carers no charge.
There is wheelchair access at this venue together with accessible toilets. Parking.

Entry £3 per person but no charge for carers. There will be a Carers Lounge.

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Quiet Hour at Sainbury’s (Whitchurch Store) Every Tuesday

Start Date:
7th May 2019

End Date:
7th May 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1100

Event title: Quiet Hour at Sainbury’s (Whitchurch Store) Every Tuesday
Venue: Sainsbury’s, London Road, Whitchurch SY13 1NJ
Name: Ann Poole-PR Ambassador
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Event description: Anyone who would appreciate a quieter, more relaxed shopping environment, you may like to take up this opportunity each Tuesday at Sainsbury’s store Whitchurch.

While lights can not be dimmed, there will be no tannoy announcements and no music. It will be quieter with No roll cages on shop floor to cause noise.

This month the dates are:

  • Tuesday 7th May 10.00-11.00
  • Tuesday 14th May 10.00-11.00
  • Tuesday 21st May 10.00-11.00 and
  • Tuesday 28th May 10.00-11.00
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Friendly Hour at Sainbury’s (Telford Forge Store)

Start Date:
6th May 2019

End Date:
27th May 2019

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1030

Event title: Friendly Hour at Sainbury’s (Telford Forge Store)
Venue: Sainsbury’s at Telford Forge Retail Park, Colliers Way, Telford TF3 4AG
Name: Sandra and Marg, PR Ambassadors at Sainsbury’s Telford Forge.
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Event description: Each Monday we have Friendly Hours at our store.

Anyone who would appreciate a quieter time to shop may like to take up this opportunity. While lights can not be dimmed, there will be no tannoy announcements and no music. It will be quieter with No roll cages on shop floor to cause noise.

This month the dates are:

  • Monday 6th May 09.30-10.30
  • Monday 13th May  09.30-10.30
  • Monday 20th May 09.30-10.30 and
  • Monday 27th May 09.30-10.30

Note: This is an initiative by the PR Ambassadors at this particular store and is not available at other stores. Watch this space for more information.

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All in Spring 2019 programme is out!

The Spring Edition of the ‘All In’ activity programme has information about activities and opportunities that are taking place. It is packed with details of activities for children & young people with disabilities or additional needs , enabling you to have fun & meet friends & make new ones. The programme also includes Short Breaks. 

Remember to book if you wish to take part in any activity.

To take part in our ‘All In’ activities you need to register as a member. The links to register as a member can be found below.

Click this link to download a copy: https://shropshire.gov.uk/media/12151/all-in-newsletter-spring-2019_v4.pdf

All In Registration Word Document: all-in-registration-form-v8 (1)

All In Registration PDF: all-in-registration-form-v8

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Weekend Fishing at the Albrighton Trust.

Start Date:
13th April 2019

End Date:
14th April 2019

Start Time:
0900

End Time:
1600

Event title: Weekend Fishing at the Albrighton Trust.
Venue: Albrighton Trust Moat & Gardens, Blue House Lane, Albrighton, Nr Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV7 3FL
Weblink: www.albrightontrust.org.uk
Name: Albrighton Trust
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01902 372441
Event description: Albrighton Moat is open for fishing.
We are open Saturday and Sunday 13th and 14th March. 9 am to 4 pm.
Cost £5.50 to fish and £2.50 if you need to rent a pole.

Albrighton Moat is accessible for anyone who needs to use a wheelchair.

If your interested in fishing please contact us on 01902 372441 or email [email protected] to book a peg.

Note we will also be open on these dates/weekends:

  • 26th April
  • 4th and 5th May and
  • 12th May
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Weekend Fishing at the Albrighton Trust.

Start Date:
23rd March 2019

End Date:
24th March 2019

Start Time:
0900

End Time:
1600

Event title: Weekend Fishing at the Albrighton Trust.
Venue: Albrighton Trust Moat & Gardens, Blue House Lane, Albrighton, Nr Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV7 3FL
Weblink: www.albrightontrust.org.uk
Name: Albrighton Trust
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01902 372441
Event description: Albrighton Moat is open for fishing.
We are open Saturday and Sunday 23rd, 24th March. 9 am to 4 pm.
Cost £5.50 to fish and £2.50 if you need to rent a pole.

Albrighton Moat is accessible for anyone who needs to use a wheelchair.

If your interested in fishing please contact us on 01902 372441 or email [email protected] to book a peg.

Note we will also be open on these dates/weekends:

  • 6th April and 26th April
  • 13th and 14th April
  • 4th and 5th May and
  • 12th May

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Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

Start Date:
13th February 2019

End Date:
12th April 2019

Start Time:
00.01

End Time:
23.59

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 consultation considers issues around the training and development staff need to better support people with a learning disability or autistic people.

They want to know what people think about our proposals on:

  • the planned content of the training
  • how the training should be delivered
  • how to involve people with a learning disability or autistic people in training
  • how we can mandate, monitor and evaluate the impact of training

The consultation will be of particular interest to:

  • people with a learning disability or autistic people
  • the families and carers of people with a learning disability or autistic people
  • patient groups
  • providers of health and social care services

Related Documents:

Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff: consultation document click this pdf Learning_disability_and_autism_training_for_health_and_care_staff_consultation_document 2019

Easy Read: Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff: consultation easy read document, click this pdf Learning_disability_and_autism_training_easy_read 2019

How to respond to this Consultation: