Learning Disability Virtual Big Health Week

South East London Clinical Commissioning Group hosted a virtual Learning Disability Big Health Week from Monday 2 November to Friday 6 November 2020.

The event was a great success with other 700 attendances across 35 online zoom sessions.

The event provided lots of great information on;

  • Annual Health Checks
  • Looking after your Mental Health
  • Healthwatch and health advocacy
  • Cancer awareness
  • Healthy relationships

And fun activities including;

  • Cooking classes
  • Fun exercise
  • Dance classes
  • Theatre performances
  • Sing along
  • Fun Quiz

To view the sessions we hosted please view the programme.

You can read a copy of the evaluation report which provides a summary of the event and makes recommendations for future events. An easy read summary of the event is also available. Resources used during the event can be found at the bottom of this webpage.

If you have any questions about the event please email Yvonne Davies (ydavies@nhs.net) or Ian Ross (ian.ross5@nhs.net).

Interested in what our participants thought about the event? Check out this video:

Big Health Week 2019

On the 25th October 2019, Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham held the Learning Disability Big Health Day at Thomas Tallis School.

The event was a cancer awareness and health information day for people with Learning Disabilities, and their friends and family, from Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham.

There were lots of activities for people to join on the day, these included dance and exercise classes, smoothie bikes, theatre and choir performances and much more.

It was the first time an event like this was organised across 3 boroughs and the event itself was attended by over 340 people.

You can read a summary of the event included who was involved and feedback from those that attended.

Event Resources