Additional Needs/Disability Consultations

Proposed Changes to Sexual Health and Contraception Services in Cambridgeshire

online survey closes 5pm on Friday March 23

Due to financial pressures, Cambridgeshire County Council’s Public Health Team wants to make changes to the delivery of specialist integrated contraception and sexual health services across Cambridgeshire (iCaSH).  They are keen to hear your views and use your feedback in their decision-making.

How you can take part:

An online survey

Focus Groups run by Dhiverse (commissioned by Public Health Cambridgeshire).

  • People with a learning difficulty (and anyone supporting them) are welcome to talk to Liz MacKenzie and feedback in whatever way they feel most comfortable. Call her on 01223 508805 or email elizabeth@dhiverse.org.uk.
  • There’s also an open focus group on Tuesday March 20, from 6-7.30pm at the Dhiverse Meeting Room, Dales Brewery, Cambridge, CB1 2LJ

Blue Badge Eligibility Review

closes March 18 2018

People with non-physical/hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to blue badges. Transport Minister Jesse Norman has launched an eligibility review in a bid to  remove barriers to travel for those with conditions such as dementia and autism. Around 2.4 million disabled people in England have a Blue Badge, which allows them to park on roads without charge and normally without time limit. A consultation on the plans is running until March 18. Details and how to have your say

Cambridgeshire County Council fairer contributions policy consultation

closed February 23 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council wants to make changes to its Fairer Contributions Policy – for adults aged 18 and above.

The proposed changes to the Policy will affect how the Council asks for contributions towards the cost of some of our care and support services.

Full details and how to have your say 

 

Green paper:Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision

closed midday March 2 2018

Department of Health & Department for Education: Green Paper published December 4 2017 focusing on earlier intervention and prevention – particularly in or linked to schools and colleges. Every,  school and college will be encouraged to appoint a designated lead for mental health.    Read a copy here