NICE: Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery

This guideline covers services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or autism and a learning disability) and behaviour that challenges. It aims to promote a lifelong approach to supporting people and their families and carers, focusing on prevention and early intervention and minimising inpatient admissions.

Stay up Late: We’re recruiting a quality checking team

We are starting a new quality checking project where we will be working with a local support provider to check the quality of their services.

We are looking for 3 people with learning disabilities to join our team to help lead on this project.

You will need to be based in Sussex and able to make your own way to our office in central Brighton.

You will be paid £8.75 per hour and expected to work between 8 and 10 hours per month.

The deadline for applications is 18th July ’18

If you are successful in being shortlisted you will be invited to interview on 23rd July.

 

More info and Easy Read advert here

Event: Upholding the rights of people detained in ATUs

A meeting to discuss how the law can be used to help people with learning disabilities or autism detained in assessment and treatment units (“ATUs”) or other facilities. The meeting will be an opportunity for families of detained people to outline the human rights issues facing their relatives, and for lawyers (solicitors and barristers) to listen and think.

 

Find out more here.