A new resource published by the Local Government Association outlines the role that advocacy can play in Making Safeguarding Personal.Read more
The latest news from VoiceAbility.
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The prestigious UK User Experience awards celebrate excellence in user-focused digital or service design. Daybook, our ‘digital diary’ for people with learning disabilities, was named the winner in the non-profit category.Read more
NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, is inviting responses to new draft guidelines that aim to improve service design and delivery for those with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges.Read more
At an event to re-launch our advocacy services in Northamptonshire, guest presenter Lucy Watts MBE spoke about her difficult, ongoing journey to get her rights upheld and receive the care package that she so desperately needs.
Advocacy has been key to this journey and she wants everyone to understand just how vital advocates are. Lucy’s experience is deeply humbling and there was a lot of blinking and veiled sniffs during her talk.Read more
A survey by Community Care and the Care and Support Alliance, of which VoiceAbility is a part, provides shocking evidence of just how threadbare the social care safety net in England has become. Our news round up also covers 'flawed' use of Mental Capacity Act in safeguarding adults reviews, and London ADASS's temperature check report on 'Making Safeguarding Personal'.Read more
VoiceAbility, along with The National Autistic Society and Sense, have formed the 'Complex Needs Consortium', which has been accepted as a member of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Alliance.
The Alliance is a partnership between voluntary sectors and the health and care system to provide a voice and improve the health and wellbeing for all communities.Read more
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