Shifting perspectives in housing and social care - 21 November
The 2013 Housing and Support Alliance Annual (H&SA) conference will celebrate the achievements of H&SA's first year and the shift towards new ways of thinking about how people with learning disabilities live their lives.
The conference - Ordinary Lives: Shifting perspectives in housing and social care - will focus on challenging the ‘service’ culture and looking at ways to make sure that people with learning disabilities have more ordinary and equal lives.
Date: Thursday 21st November 2013
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: Coin Street Conference Centre, London SE1 9NH
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Those involved in housing and support for people with learning disabilities including families and people with learning disabilities, policy makers, commissioners, housing and care providers, advocacy organisations and
We have a limited number of free places for people with learning disabilities and families that we will allocate through a draw. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:
Ian Birrell – Columnist and Campaigner (chair)
Norman lamb MP – Care Services Minister (invited)
Dr Simon Duffy – Chair of H&SA
Gary Bourlet – Founder of People First in the UK
Sandie Keene – President of ADASS
Kaliya Franklin – Disability rights activist
Stephen Unwin – Theatre Director, dad and writer
Mark Neary – Writer, dad and activist
Ensuring Ordinary Lives: Sally Warren and Jo Giles, Paradigm and the Ordinary Lives Network
Driving Up Quality in Learning Disability Services: Sarah Maguire; Choice Support, Lisa Hopkins; Dimensions,Susan Storrar; Advance Support, Paul Hayes; Swanton Care, Peter Kinsey; CMG, Kim Foo; Heritage Care
Investing in Ordinary lives: Duncan Cameron, Luke Harvey and Jayne Knight; Cameron Trust, Gary Kent; Newkey, Karyn Kirkpatrick; Keyring
Funding housing and support: Steve Harris and Tammy Murray, H&SA
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