Mental health problems can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, gender or social background.
With soundbites from the government on future social care and the NHS pledging to make learning disabilities and/or autism a ‘national priority’ in their upcoming 10-year plan, this conference will be concentrating on the support and services that are essential for people to thrive. Individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same basic rights to receive equity in areas such as healthcare, independent living, employment opportunities and accommodation. Removing the barriers and providing adequate provision is essential.
The Ambulance Service will be celebrating the role of Learning Disability Community Champion and all the positive contributions the Champions have made, along with the many easy read resources they have developed to improve the experiences and expectations of people with a Learning Disability.
A 2-day summit organised by the RCGP Secure Environments Group in partnership with Broadmoor, Ashworth, and Rampton high secure hospitals, Spectrum, Care UK, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Martindale Pharma, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, HMP Berwyn, West London NHS Trust, Correvio and Learn it Online. The main title will be ‘Journeys Through Justice – Leadership and Transformation’ – focusing on a range of themes including Women in prison, Transgender pathways, Children’s services, Learning disability and difficulty and Trauma-informed care.