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My adult – still my child

informationA guide for parents and carers of adults who are 16 years and over, who may not be able to make decisions.

The website is aimed at those new to making Best Interest Decisions and especially those caring for young people who are moving into adult services.
Click here to find out more my adult still my child


December 12, 2016 11:30 am

Improving Lives: Green Paper

informationThe Department of Health says that they want to help everyone to be able to enjoy independence, security and good health that being at works brings.
They need to understand why Disabled people and people with health conditions might be unable to get a job or keep one.  They need a better understanding of the range of health conditions and circumstance people may face.
To read all about this in the improving lives green papers.  This is not in easy read.

You can also have your say and fill in the online form consultations for work and health


November 9, 2016 2:41 pm

Autism Spectrum Research Project

informationNewcastle University wants to find out more about the lives of adults on the autism spectrum and how people’s lives change.

You can read easy read information sheet  if you would like to join in the autism spectrum research project.  There ia also an easy read information sheet for family carers who would like to join in the project.

November 7, 2016 3:07 pm

Disability Awareness Training

CalendarA fun workshop ideal for anyone working in customer services or new at supporting disabled people on Thursday 10th November 2016
Disability Confidence Workshop

November 7, 2016 2:31 pm

Whole Life Disability Plan

lcc-whole-life-disability-planThe council are writing a new plan called Whole Life Disability Strategy.  This means that the plan is for disabled children and disabled adults and their families.

The plan says how we will work alongside disabled people of all ages, their families and others to make sure the council gives them a good service.

Easy Read Whole Life Disability Strategy 2017 – 2022
If you have an comments please contact sue.wilson@leics.org.uk

November 7, 2016 2:09 pm

Support Planning Event cancelled

The Support Planning Event to be held at County Hall on Friday 9th September has been cancelled.

If you would still like to talk to someone about making support plans better to can ring Suzy Douglas on 0116 3053906 or
0116 30 53735 or email suzy.douglas@leics.co.uk

August 31, 2016 9:49 am

Support Planning Event at County Hall

We would like to talk to people with a learning disability about support planning. Can you help us with our work on Friday 9th September at County Hall?

You will need to book your place and bring a supporter with you. For more information click here.

August 5, 2016 4:25 pm

Equal right to sight

Master-SeeAbility-Logo[1]SeeAbility wanted to say thank you for promoting the surveys they ran earlier this year.  They used the information from the surveys in our new report Delivering an equal right to sight.
The report says that people with learning disabilities experience alarmingly high levels of sight problems but unequal access to eye care. www.seeability.org/equalrighttosight

It says national change is needed for a more inclusive system of eye care for adults and children with learning disabilities, for example in special schools, and for all working age adults with learning disabilities to be eligible for NHS funded sight tests.

So they have now got a petition going on the parliament website and are looking for signatures to this too https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/133239

July 21, 2016 11:33 am

Hinckley and Bosworth Locality Group re-launch

Hinckley and Bosworth Action Group logo

Hinckley and Bosworth Locality Group invite you come along to the re-launch of their group on Friday 22nd July.  For more information read their  group launch poster 

July 11, 2016 10:10 am

‘Tell us what you think’ event

CalendarNHS England are writing new guidelines for commissionaires to help them buy good services for people with learning disabilities.  They want your help to make sure that the guidelines are right.

The ‘tell us what you think’ event is in Leicester on the Thursday 21st July. Forum Invite and Booking Form for 21July 2016

June 23, 2016 1:56 pm
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