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What is a Designated Clinical Officer (DCO)?

Who are your DCO team for SEND? Hello! I’m Jane Young, the DCO for special educational needs and disability (SEND) for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. I work for the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG)s.…

Coronavirus - advice for people with pre-existing conditions

A number of support organisations are offering advice on the coronavirus for people with pre-existing health conditions. Allergy UK: Advice for those with allergies Alzheimer's UK: Advice for those living with…

Coronavirus: Accessing dental care

Dental practices across Rutland will start a phased return to routine appointments and dental care from 8th June 2020. Urgent dental care treatment sites will stay open until the phased return is complete, so you…

Preventing falls: looking after yourself

Anyone can experience a fall. However, as you age, your risk of falling increases. The good news is that there are lots of things you can do to minimise those risks. The Royal College of Occupational Therapists has…

Preventing falls: ensuring a safe home environment

Take a look around your home for things that may cause you to trip, slip or fall and address them to make your home safer. Steps you could take to make your home as safe as possible could include: Ensuring floors are…

What to do if someone falls

Should you fall, knowing how to get back up again safely could help to minimise the impact. This knowledge could also enable you to help someone else who has fallen. If you are not injured and want to try to get up: Take…

Mental health – find the support that’s right for you

It is common for people to experience changes in mood, stress levels and emotions, especially at times of change or when their physical health is impaired. Depending on the issues, there are many sources of support…

Online wellbeing support and counselling for farming families

Kooth Plc is working in partnership with the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) to deliver mental health and wellbeing support to farming families across England and Wales. Kooth and Qwell are…

New mental health and wellbeing guide for children, young people and families

Produced by Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (LLR CCGs), the guide is intended to encourage and support young people to get the help they need. The directory provides…

National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

The Government has published the next strategy to improve the lives of autistic people: ;the national strategy for autistic children, young people, and adults: 2021 – 2026. This new strategy, the first of its kind…
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