Going Further – Together

Event

Conference

Date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020
Venue: Coin Street Conference Centre, South Bank, London SE1

Join Kith & Kids and Pavilion on 23 September at Going Further Together, a conference examining Residential Care, Day Services and Advocacy for families and professionals concerned about services for people with Severe Learning Disabilities.

Register your interest here.

Description

This day has been brought together by Kith & Kids and Pavilion. The aim of the event is for parents and learning disability professionals to explore the opportunity to address together the issues and concerns about current services for people with severe learning disabilities. Now is the time to create a voice to ensure services are developed and improved upon over the short and long term.

Aims of the Conference

The overall aim of the day is to provide delegates with:

  • Information on the use of new technology in both direct care and medication.
  • Systems of developing individual personal care plans with a clear historical basis.
  • Accountability of providers of care  and organisations such as the CQC who monitor the state of health and social care.
  • How care is underpinned by legislation and the law.

Key Themes

Topics that will be covered to include:

  • The legal position
  • Developing an understanding of the
    assessment process
  • Personal assessment packages
  • New initiatives in Advocacy
  • Capacity in decision making
  • Elderly Care
  • Linking families and professionals.

Audience

Learning Disability Nurses
Project workers
Social care staff
Commissioners
Managers of residential and community-based services
People with learning disabilities
Carers, Relatives and natural supports
Directors of Services
Trainers, Special Educational Needs school teachers
Employers
Those undertaking training
Researchers, Academics
Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists

About Kith & Kids

Kith & Kids supports families who have a son or daughter with autism or a learning disability (many also have a physical or sensory disability) to overcome their social isolation.

We provide a variety of volunteer-supported projects and services, offering opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, go out and have fun.

We offer quality training to hundreds of volunteers throughout the year who support our projects and provide a vital link between our participants and the wider community.

Our Family Support Service helps parents and siblings by introducing them to other parents and siblings as well as providing individual information and support.

Our Outreach Service provides information, support and training to families, carers and organisations.

Event Details

Date: 23 September, 2020

Venue: Coin Street Conference Centre, South Bank, London SE1

Phone: +44 (0)1273 434 943

Email: info@pavpub.com

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