Down and Ards & North Down LPGs Fortnightly News

Welcome to the 10th edition of Fortnightly News, the E-newsletter which promotes, services, programmes and events to improve the outcomes for Children and Young People in your Locality. We have another packed edition of events and programmes for you to share.

Fortnightly News Issue 10 – February 2020

 

Review of Allied Health Professional Services for Children with Sensory Impairments – online survey now open

The Public Health Agency is carrying out a review of the services of the Allied Health Professions (AHPs) for children with visual, hearing or multisensory impairments up to 18 years-old*.

PHA would be grateful to hear from you if you are:

  • a young person with a hearing and/or visual impairment (up to 18-years-old)
  • the parent or carer of a young person with a hearing and/or visual impairment
  • a professional working with children and young people with hearing and/or visual   impairment

 Please could you share the link below with your networks, the survey will be open until Friday 14th February.

https://consultations.nidirect.gov.uk/hsc-public-health-agency/children-with-sensory-impairments-review-of-the-se/consult_view

Word versions of all three surveys are linked below.

http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/FOR-PROFESSIONALS-Review-of-AHP-services_children-with-sensory-impairments_280120.docx

http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/FOR-PARENTS_CARERS-Review-of-AHP-services_children-with-sensory-impairments_280120.docx

http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/CYP_Review-of-AHP-services_children-with-sensory-impairments_280120.docx

These can be filled in online or printed and completed, and returned either by email or by post to:

Jenny Kirkwood, Ground floor office, 12-22 Linenhall St, Belfast, BT2 8BS

If you require the survey in any other format please contact Jenny.

*Please note: for the purposes of this survey we are using the term ‘hearing impairment’ to refer to all types of hearing loss and deafness from mild to profound. We are using the term ‘visual impairment’ to refer to people who are partially sighted and who are blind.