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Welcome to LD:NorthEast

We are a local charity supporting people who have learning learning disabilities across the North of Tyne area. Our work is all about bringing people together. We believe that everyone deserves to have fun, spend time with friends and feel good about themselves and we support people to do just that, from birth right through to older life.

Our vision is to achieve equality and social inclusion so people can live their life their way.

Click here for the latest updates on our services and projects

Launch of our New Healthy Tomorrows Service!

This week we are very excited to launch our brand new Healthy Tomorrows Service in partnership with the North West North Tyneside and North Shields Primary Care Networks.

Our Health & Wellbeing Coach Michelle and Care Co-ordinators Lesley & Mandy will be working together to act as the first port of call for patients with learning disabilities and GP surgeries across the two networks. They will be supporting more people to attend annual health checks, medication reviews and screening appointments, as well as working with people to help them look after their own health & wellbeing.

Look out for our next blog to hear more about the work we’ll be doing

How We Help

LD:NorthEast Better Health

Better Health

LD:NorthEast staying safe

Staying Safe

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Life in Lockdown for Early Years & #MeTime

Click here to read our latest blog

 

Our Latest Impact Report

Our Health and Wellbeing Project supports people with learning disabilities to look after their physical and mental health. Ultimately, our aim is to drive down health inequalities and improve people’s experience of attending health related appointments. Click here to read our latest end-of-year impact report

Making our Website Accessible

Recite Me is a brand new piece of software that makes our website easier to read and understand. 

You can make text bigger, have it read out-loud or even translated into a different language. You can also change the colour of the text or background, or make the screen bigger. 

Click on ‘Accessibility Options’ in the top left hand corner to try it out.

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