VODG is recruiting a Practice Facilitator to support a nursing associate (social care learning disability) action learning vanguard project across London and South East England

[Updated 28th of May 2019] Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) represents voluntary sector organisations whose work is focused on enabling disabled people of all ages to live the lives they choose. VODG has been selected by Health Education England (HEE) London region to lead on an action learning project to mobilise nursing associates in the social … Continue reading VODG is recruiting a Practice Facilitator to support a nursing associate (social care learning disability) action learning vanguard project across London and South East England

@WeLDNurses Internship opportunity #WeLDNs

Hi all, At last week's celebrations in Birmingham, the WeLDNurses team launched the fifth annual Internship to our team.  Open to a Learning/Intellectual Disability Nursing Student from UK or Ireland, and we could do with your help spreading the message and identifying bright creative minds to apply. Enabling the digital professionals of the future is … Continue reading @WeLDNurses Internship opportunity #WeLDNs

Co-facilitation with people that have a lived experience …………….why? | BLOG11

A definition “Co-Facilitation - Having more than one facilitator at a workshop, or co-facilitation, is good for many reasons. It allows you to share the responsibility with someone else and each trainer brings his or her own strengths to the workshop. It also makes learning more interesting for the participants. However, it is critical to … Continue reading Co-facilitation with people that have a lived experience …………….why? | BLOG11

Professor Sally Hardy & Professor Eddie Chaplin explore : What difference does a MOOC make when learning about Learning Disability?

At the Department for Advanced and Integrated Practice at London South Bank University, we have pioneered several ‘Massive open online courses’ (MOOCs), with the help of partners such as Health Education England, covering aspects of mental and physical wellbeing. This specific MOOC explores how to better understand and engage with people living with a learning … Continue reading Professor Sally Hardy & Professor Eddie Chaplin explore : What difference does a MOOC make when learning about Learning Disability?

Free workshop – Evaluating the quality of communication for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) living in adult social care @TizardCentre

Are you interested in communication and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities?  Researchers at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent have been evaluating the quality of communication for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in adult social care. We asked staff what they thought about communication.  We completed some assessments.  We observed communication exchanges.  … Continue reading Free workshop – Evaluating the quality of communication for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) living in adult social care @TizardCentre