Most people with a learning disability say friendships and
relationships are important to them but for many the reality is
social isolation and facing barriers to making and developing new
friendships and relationships.
Lasting and meaningful relationships have been found to be a
long term determiner of happiness and well-being, yet many support
services and agencies struggle to enable those they support to
benefit from this most normal aspect of life.
This event will look at examples of how organisations are taking
new approaches to help people with a learning disability develop
their social life, make friends and have relationships.
The event will include inspiring and informative presentations
and a chance to look at examples and issues in more detail in
Attending this event will give you ideas and strategies to put
the principles of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act
- Voice and control- putting the individual and their needs at
the centre of their care, and giving them a voice in, and control
over reaching the outcomes that help them achieve well-being.
- Prevention and early intervention- increasing preventative
services within the community to minimise the escalation of
- Well-being- supporting people to achieve their own well-being
and measuring the success of care and support.
- Co-production- encouraging individuals to become more involved
in the design and delivery of services.
9th May 2018 - Glasdir, Conwy
10th May 2018 - Future Inn, Cardiff
Forthcoming Training dates
|Person with a learning disability
|Parent / Family Carer