Awareness week

Learning Disabilities Week 2019
June, 2019 No Comments Awareness week, Disability Confident
Learning Disability Week 2019 will take place from 17 to 23 June and will be all about sport and inclusion. Sport and physical activity can reduce loneliness and isolation. When people with and without a learning disability exercise together, it can help change attitudes and challenge negative views. #LDWeek2019 ...
May, 2019 No Comments Awareness week, Awareness week, Mental health, Mental health
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 13-19 May 2019. The theme this year is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies.  Body image issues can affect all of us at any age. During the week we are publishing new research ...
14th March 2019 – International Social Prescribing Day.
March, 2019 No Comments Awareness week
Today is the first International Social Prescribing Day! Today is highlighting the importance of social prescribing in Healthcare and its potential benefits for wellbeing. Social prescribing will have a key role in the treatment and prevention of mental health issues, loneliness, obesity and other chronic diseases.
March, 2019 No Comments Awareness week, Awareness week
Today is Swallowing Awareness Day What is Dysphagia? Known as dysphagia, swallowing disorders affect a person’s ability to safely swallow drinks, food, and medication. It can lead to life threatening medical problems such as pneumonia, choking, poor nutrition, and dehydration if not managed properly. Swallowing problems can occur at ...