REQUEST FOR SUPPORT: to help the audiology workforce offer even better care and support to people with a learning disabilities and autistic people

The South regional Health Education England (HEE) Intellectual Disabilities programme wishes to appoint a suitably skilled, experienced and qualified collaborative supplier to lead on a project aimed at identifying workforce challenges faced by the audiology workforce in the identification of potential hearing loss for people with learning disabilities and autistic people across the life span. … Continue reading REQUEST FOR SUPPORT: to help the audiology workforce offer even better care and support to people with a learning disabilities and autistic people

OUT NOW: ‘Right to be heard’: The Government’s response to the consultation on learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

This is the Government response to the consultation on proposals for introducing mandatory learning disability and autism training for health and social care staff in England. The Government received 5,155 responses to the consultation. Consulting on proposals for mandatory learning disability and autism training was one of the commitments made in the Government’s response to … Continue reading OUT NOW: ‘Right to be heard’: The Government’s response to the consultation on learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting People with a Learning Disability has been UPDATED

This is an update of the original ‘Learning Disabilities Core Skills Education and Training Framework’ previously published in 2016. This updated framework was jointly commissioned by Health Education England and NHS England (Learning Disability Programme). Project delivery was led by Skills for Health. The framework review and development was guided by a steering group representing … Continue reading Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting People with a Learning Disability has been UPDATED

OUT NOW: Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People

"England first ever framework led and co-writen by Autistic people and families to support the workforce offer even better care and support" Introduction and background It is estimated that there are over 700,000 autistic people in the UK, equivalent to around 1.1% of the population. Many of these people and their families at one time … Continue reading OUT NOW: Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People

REQUEST FOR SUPPORT: to help the workforce in effectively making use of the Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People (2019)

Health Education England (HEE) wishes to appoint a suitably skilled, experienced and qualified collaborative supplier to lead on the development of a national project that will help identify and share a range of approaches to support all health, care and public facing workforces across England to effectively make use of the Core Capabilities Framework for … Continue reading REQUEST FOR SUPPORT: to help the workforce in effectively making use of the Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People (2019)