Living with Diabetes Education Day – Mid & South Essex Health & Care Partnership

Living with Diabetes Education Day – Mid & South Essex Health & Care Partnership

Helping me live better with Diabetes | Fully Funded Training Opportunity

Do you work with or support someone who has a Learning Disability and Diabetes or has been identified as being Pre-Diabetic?

We are holding an education day in Brentwood for those working with and/or supporting someone with LD and diabetes and offering the opportunity for the person they support to attend the day too. This day is being run collaboratively with Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership, Essex County Council and Diabetes UK and will be fully funded. The sessions will be interactive, friendly and inclusive for those with a learning disability.

Date: Wednesday 20th July 2022
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Venue: Adult Community College, Bishops Hill, Rayleigh Road, Hutton, Brentwood, CM13 1BD

The sessions will include:

  • Signs and symptoms of Diabetes delivered by a Diabetes nurse
  • Myth busting and a quiz delivered by Diabetes UK
  • Healthy eating delivered by a Dietician
  • Eye care and foot care
  • Keeping fit delivered by Sport for Confidence
  • Diabetes network delivered by Charlotte Brotherwood and Paris Moakes

 

A complimentary lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided however, there is a café on site at an additional cost if preferred. The venue has level access, lifts and disabled access toilets.

All participants will receive a certificate at the end of the day.

Please complete the easy read application form here which will need to be sent back to Jenny Peckham jenny.peckham@essex.gov.uk with the names of the adult you support and your name along with a work email address and contact number.

For staff / services the day will provide some clear links to CQC Key Lines of Enquiry as below

Safe S2 / S4
Effective E2 / E3 / E5
Caring C1.2 / C1.5 / C2
Responsive R1.1 / R1.2
Well Led  W3 / W4 / W5

There are limited spaces and places will be given on a first come first serve basis, so get your application in as soon as possible to save disappointment.

Please get in contact with Jenny jenny.peckham@essex.gov.uk  or Charlotte charlotte.brotherwood@nhs.net with any queries.

Jamie Langstone
JLangstone@savs-southend.co.uk