29
Jul

Better Health Campaign Launched By Public Health England

  On Monday 27th July, Public Health England launched a major new adult health campaign. The Better Health Campaign aims at supporting individuals on their weight loss journey. Later it will also provide advice and support for quitting smoking, drinking less, and looking after one’s mental health. COVID-19 has...

04
May

Derriford Hospital

Derriford  Hospital Autism Service offers Alert service

Derriford  Hospital Autism Service offers Alert service Derriford Hospital’s Autism Service launched in 2019. Currently, Derriford Hospital is the only acute hospital offering a specialist service for people with higher-functioning autism. The service aims to improve access to the hospital for people who have autism. This will potentially limit...

26
Apr

Healthy Start Scheme

Healthy Start Scheme offers Plymouth families support

Plymouth Families encouraged to check eligibility for Healthy Start Scheme Families in Plymouth are being encouraged to check their eligibility for the government’s Healthy Start Scheme. Many families’ financial circumstances have changed significantly due to COVID-19. Healthy Start offers vouchers to low-income families can use them to buy fruit,...

19
Apr

COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign Launched

COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign Launched Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters website has launched its COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign. It focuses on looking after people’s mental wellbeing during the pandemic. With many feeling worried, anxious or isolated during these challenging times, The campaign highlights lots of things we can...

12
Nov

Flu Vaccine

Importance of Flu Vaccine for people with Learning Disabilities

Importance of flu vaccine for people with learning disabilities  The importance of flu vaccine for people with learning disabilities, cannot be overstated. Compared with other groups, people with learning disabilities are particularly vulnerable. This is because they have poorer physical and mental health, and ultimately a lower life expectancy....

17
Aug

Yourway Joins The Plymouth Workplace Walking Challenge

Yourway Joins The Plymouth Workplace Walking Challenge Yourway has signed up to the Plymouth Walking Workplace Challenge  This free fun and fun campaign aimed at encouraging people to move more.  The challenge runs from the 2nd – 30th September is open any member of the Yourway team. Our CEO...

15
Aug

Diana Princess of Wales

Diana Princess of Wales Challenge 2019

Diana Princess of Wales Challenge The Diana Princess of Wales Challenge returns to Plymouth on Sunday 1st September. Hosted by Plymouth Rotary Club this event offers people with learning disabilities a unique opportunity to: Enjoy the thrill of crewing on a yacht in the sheltered waters of Plymouth Sound...

07
May

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 13th-19th May 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 13th-19th May 2019 Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 will take place from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019. The theme for 2019 is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies. Body image issues can affect all of us at any...

02
May

Mayflower 400 Commenmorative Games

Special Olympics Mayflower 400 Commemorative Games 2020

Special Olympics Mayflower 400 Commemorative Games 2020 As part of Plymouth’s Mayflower 400 Celebrations, Plymouth Special Olympics are hosting an international sports event showcasing learning disability. The Special Olympics Mayflower 400 Commemorative Games 2020  will raise people’s awareness of learning disabilities sport and how active participation can change peoples lives....

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