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Learning Disabilities Scotland Conference - Thursday 24th April 2014 - Edinburgh

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Learning Disabilities Scotland Conference - Thursday 24th April 2014 - Edinburgh

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Published by Matthew Simpson for Capita Conferences in Care and Support and also in Communities, Education, Health, Local Government

Learning Disabilities Scotland Conference - Thursday 24th April 2014

Location – Edinburgh

Please quote Booking Source Code SMMK when booking online

With the recent publication of the Scottish Government’s new strategy The Keys to Life: Improving the Quality of Life for People with Learning Disabilities, this event will explore ways of implementing the strategy and improving the health and wellbeing of Scottish people with learning disabilities.

Attend to take away learning from best practice case studies identified in the Keys to Life strategy to inform your own local strategy. Don't miss this opportunity to gain strategic and practical knowledge that will equip you with the skills and understanding to implement the first Scottish learning disabilities strategy for over ten years.

Speakers

  • Keynote: Chris Creegan, Chief Executive, Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability
  • Jane Gray, Chief Executive, Ark Housing Association
  • Peter Scott, Chief Executive, ENABLE Scotland
  • Camilla Fowler, Team Manager, Scottish Borders Learning Disability Service
  • Vicky Nicolson, Local Area Coordinator, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Chair: Norma Curran, Chief Executive, Values Into Action Scotland
  • Claire McCulloch, Senior Nurse Transitioner, NHS Fife
  • Margaret Gavan, Senior Supported Employment Officer, North Lanarkshire Council

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear from SCLD on the importance of focusing on delivery and outcomes when implementing the Scottish Government’s new strategy
  • Learn how a strengthened partnership between health and social care can be utilised to commission person-centred services
  • Gain insight into how befriending services can provide enhanced social networks for people with learning disabilities
  • Examine successful strategies for supporting people with learning disabilities to live independently and secure paid employment
  • Find out how to strengthen partnership working between health, education and adult social care to ease transitions
  • Hear how supported housing services can enable integration into the local community

For more information:

Visit the website: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/public-sector-conferences/health-social-care/full-conference/article/learning-disabilities-scotland-conference.html?code=SMMK

Download the brochure: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/pdfgen.html?filename=Learning_Disabilities_Scotland_-_Apr_14.pdf&code=SMMK

Or contact Matthew Simpson – Matthew.Simpson@capita.co.uk

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