From UNKNOWN to TOP 100 in only one decade. What will be ………..next?|BLOG14

Have you heard the newest member of the South Intellectual Disability workforce programme here at Health Education England has only gone got him self recognised by the Shaw Trust as: "One of the UK's top 100 influencers with disability in 2019" You may have spotted earlier this month Health Education England where really excited to … Continue reading From UNKNOWN to TOP 100 in only one decade. What will be ………..next?|BLOG14

OUT NOW: How we support People with Learning Disabilities at End of Life

The project team included Rosalyn, Stacey, Nicola, and Tracey working collaboratively between the Hospice and LD community nursing service in Kent.  As with many health and social care professionals they have experienced first-hand some of the challenges faced by health staff, families and carers at the difficult time of end of life care.  The project … Continue reading OUT NOW: How we support People with Learning Disabilities at End of Life

OUT NOW: Can simulation training have a sustainable impact on the way the workforce supports people with a learning disability (longitudinal study findings)

Maudsley Simulation working as part of Maudsley learning at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust have just finished a ground breaking longitudinal study looking into the effectiveness of simulation on supporting the wider workforce work more effectively with people that have a learning disability. To find out more, and to learn what they found … Continue reading OUT NOW: Can simulation training have a sustainable impact on the way the workforce supports people with a learning disability (longitudinal study findings)

Are we really being ambitious enough? #AmbitiousLD |BLOG13

June 2019 has been a month of celebrations not just raising the profile of Learning Disabilities during #LDWeek19 but also that of centenary #100yrsRNLD celebrations that have been taking place and are planned to continue over the coming months. As a very small 3 person team it has been great that we have been invited … Continue reading Are we really being ambitious enough? #AmbitiousLD |BLOG13

How much bad news is needed before change really happens? | BLOG12

Word cloud from #WeLDN Post-Panorama Review There’s been a lot in the media over the last few weeks about important issues impacting on people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism and their families and loved ones. In no particular order, people have learnt that  the atrocities suffered by vulnerable people in institutions uncovered back in the … Continue reading How much bad news is needed before change really happens? | BLOG12