When will there be good news? | BLOG07

A few days ago I attended the launch of the Greater London Learning Disability Community of Practice. This Community has been set up with the support of our programme in response to London stakeholders (who can be anyone from a health & care provider to a person with lived experience) telling us that they want … Continue reading When will there be good news? | BLOG07

Greater London Learning Disability Community of Practice launch conference video: OUT NOW

https://vimeo.com/305731302 "We are a new Community of Practice launching in London to improve quality of life for people with learning disabilities. We want to bring together all those who are involved in supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism, including people with lived experience, professionals, families and carers.Through the Community of Practice, people can share learning, … Continue reading Greater London Learning Disability Community of Practice launch conference video: OUT NOW

National Autism Core Capabilities Framework consultation: BOOK NOW

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Since our last update we are really please to share that this national programme of work has really move forward at speed and the following we hope will provide you with some background and even more importantly share our updates i.e. how to I register your interest in the work? … Continue reading National Autism Core Capabilities Framework consultation: BOOK NOW

OUT NOW: How helping individuals have a voice can transform their lives, plus those of families & staff

There is currently no formal, standardised communication system in place in the Learning Disability care sector. This needs to change as it leads to problems for everyone: for the people we support; their families; and our staff. An inability to communicate leads to immense frustration. This can be exhibited through challenging behaviour, including self-harming and … Continue reading OUT NOW: How helping individuals have a voice can transform their lives, plus those of families & staff

December e-update for Transforming Care Partnerships (TCPs) and partners

webinar-11-decDownload newsletter_december_2018_11Download Dear all Please find below and attached latest updates from the national Transforming Care programme including: The role of social care in prevention – get involved in researchTrainee Nursing Associates expansion in Learning Disability servicesReturn to Practice (RTP) Learning Disability NursingUsing conversations to assess and plan people’s care and support – new guidanceNew … Continue reading December e-update for Transforming Care Partnerships (TCPs) and partners

OUT NOW: Identifying a range of approaches in health equalities – Reducing, measuring and responding to health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities…… a multidimensional overview of projects supported by HEE working across KSS

We all recognise, with great sadness, that people with learning disabilities experience many different types of inequalities and are dying far too early. We all agree that this is unacceptable and needs to change now (This has also been greatly emphasised through the Annual LeDeR report in 2018). In Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trusts (KCHFT) … Continue reading OUT NOW: Identifying a range of approaches in health equalities – Reducing, measuring and responding to health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities…… a multidimensional overview of projects supported by HEE working across KSS