2017 Conference Update: The Community Consultation, The Workshops and the end of day Conference video

The #KSSCOP17 Conference

The Kent, Surrey & Sussex Learning Disability Community of Practice annual conference took place on 15 June 2017 at the Charis Centre, Crawley.

It was a great day and lots of people came together to discuss how best to make sure people with learning disabilities get the right support so that they make the choices and decisions about the things they think are important in their lives and get great ongoing health and well being support.

This video was made during the day and shown at the end of the conference to sum up the energy and positivity of the day.


How do we build our Community? The 2017 Community Consultation

During our Conference on 15 June we had a big conversation about how we build our community. Many of the questions talked about are in this document: http://bit.ly/2qNf1Xd   This was the consultation document for everybody.

See more about the consultation on the Conference report page, here >

The 2017 Conference Workshops

The 2017 Conference saw a rich selection of workshops for delegates to choose from, some led by Experts by Experience, others by expert practitioners and professionals.

STOMP, Stopping The Over-Medication of People with a learning disability, autism or both – Jill Parker, VODG and Carl Shaw, NHS England
Do you have concerns about the amount of psychotropic medication some of the people you support are taking? This workshop introduces the STOMP pledge for social care and offers an opportunity for providers to consider how they can work more collaboratively with health professionals to tackle over-medication in their services.

You can watch videos of nearly all of the Conference workshops on our You Tube page, here >

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