Under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 there
are new rules about how local authorities should assess people for
care and support and draw up and deliver care plans based on their
Fundamental to these new rules is that the individual should be
involved in the assessment and care planning process to ensure that
their well-being goals are recognised and that care and support
appropriate to meeting these goals is put in place.
Learning Disability Wales has received from the Welsh
Government's Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant to
produce Easy Read materials and run training / awareness
sessions. These materials and training will be for people
with a learning disability about the assessment and care planning
system with an aim of improving their engagement and involvement in
What Matters to Me will run until March 2019, during this time
- produce Easy Read materials on assessment and care
- develop training sessions
- deliver training to people with a learning disability
We are currently looking for individuals or organisations that
would like to work with us to deliver training sessions.
If you are interested please contact Simon or download
more information and an
application form here. Closing date is 31 May 2018.
What Matters to Me is part of Learning Disability Wales' Valued