NICE Guideline - Adults with Cerebral Palsy
NICE has published its guideline on the care and support needs of adults with cerebral palsy.
It aims to help local and regional services provide consistent clear pathways of clinical and social care and sets out what’s needed to tackle the variation that exists in the provision of specific services for adults with cerebral palsy.
ACPPLD Annual Learning Event 2018
The 2018 ACPPLD Annual Learning Event and AGM took place last week on 13th & 14th September, at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
Annual Learning Event applications closing
Tomorrow is the closing date for applications to attend the 2018 ACPPLD Annual Learning event
Call for posters
Do you have an example of a good piece of work you want to share with your fellow ACPPLD members? Have you already got or could you make a poster to share your story? If so, read on........At the Annual Learning event 2018 we are having a poster event and this is the official call for Posters
Annual Learning Event Closing date approaching
The closing date for the 2018 ACPPLD Annual Learning Event for those requiring accomodation is fast approaching.
URGENT MESSAGE FOR ALL ACPPLD MEMBERS
This is an urgent message for all ACPPLD members. As you should be aware the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018 and this affects how the CSP and ACPPLD contact you. The CSP did email all members 3 times in April urging you to update your email contact preferences, however many people have not yet done this. We have realised last week that the result of this is that more than half of our members are now not receiving any messages and emails from us. There is no other way for us to contact you as we no longer have permission to do so.
Royal appointment for ACPPLD
Our ACPPLD chairperson, Dr Jenny Tinkler had a royal appointment at Buckingham Palace yesterday (5th June 2018) for the annual garden party.
Scottish Learning Disability week - 14th to 20th May
Today marks the start of Scotlands Learning Disability week
Postural Care - Making reasonable adjustments
AHP's pledge support for the STOMP Campaign
The use of psychotropic medication to manage mental health disorders and challenging behaviour in people with Intellectual Disabilities has been highlighted as an area for development and strategic review under the Transforming Care Programme (2015). In 2016, following an earlier pledge by a number of different professional groups to bring an end to what was described as inappropriate practices, NHS England launched the STOMP initiative Stopping Over- Medication of People with a Learning Disability, Autism or Both