Learning disabilities news and awards

RDaSH Staff Nurse Mark Coley (fourth right) with service users at their hat-a-thon. Red Nose Day hat-a-thon held in Balby

Hats off to service users and staff at a Balby-based day service for people with learning disabilities who held a ‘hat-a-thon’, raising over £100 for Comic Relief. Service users at... Continue reading Red Nose Day hat-a-thon held in Balby

‘Mate crime’ initiative launched to help protect vulnerable people

A team of Scunthorpe health staff have launched a project to help protect vulnerable adults online. The Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) North Lincolnshire Community Learning... Continue reading ‘Mate crime’ initiative launched to help protect vulnerable people

Doncaster Learning Disability Services support Text Santa

Service users and staff in our Doncaster Learning Disability Day Services supported Christmas Jumper Day to raise funds for the Text Santa Appeal.... Continue reading Doncaster Learning Disability Services support Text Santa

Pictured occupational therapy support workers Hayley Smith (left) and Neil Wriglesworth (right) with their display at Emerald Lodge Rehabilitation Service in Bentley, Doncaster. Trust celebrates Occupational Therapy Week

NHS staff at a Balby-based Trust who help people to live better and more fulfilling lives have been celebrating their profession during National Occupational Therapy Week (2 to 8 November).... Continue reading Trust celebrates Occupational Therapy Week

Halloween fun in Balby

Witches, ghouls and a werewolf all made an appearance in Balby, as part of Halloween celebrations at Doncaster’s learning disabilities day services. Staff and service users at the services, which... Continue reading Halloween fun in Balby

The North Lincolnshire Integrated Health and Social Care Learning Disability Team at their Ironstone Centre base. Partnership working benefits patients

People with a learning disability in North Lincolnshire are set to benefit from enhanced partnership working by the people who provide the health and social care that helps them live... Continue reading Partnership working benefits patients