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Living good lives webinar series: supporting adults with learning disabilities and/or autistic adults in communities through commissioning

This free webinar series aims to support health and social care practitioners to enable adults with learning disabilities and/or autistic adults to live good lives along the homes not hospitals pathway.

This is the first of three webinars in a series aimed at supporting health and social care practitioners to enable adults with learning disabilities and/or autistic adults to live good lives along the homes not hospitals pathway. Hear perspectives from people with lived experience, BASW England, Skills for Care, CQC and NICE on the following areas:

  • Key issues facing commissioners from a lived experience perspective
  • Insight from CQC, and current priorities for commissioning, including from adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults
  • How to access resources, training, best practice models and examples to support commissioners to plan preventative local services for adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults including the BASW England Homes not Hospitals Best Practice Commissioning resources
  • What good preventative support looks like for adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults over a lifespan

This webinar is for commissioners and those involved in commissioning or strategy including principal social workers

The living good lives webinar series has been organised collaboratively between BASW England, Care Quality Commission, Skills for Care and Nice

BASW England is involved in a number of areas of work to promote human rights and social justice

The capabilities statements for social work with adults with learning disability and autistic adults alongside the co-produced implementation resources show social workers what they need to know and be able to do, to make positive changes in the lives of adults.  For more information click here

The BASW England Homes not Hospitals campaign and key resources promote best practice with citizens and communities to challenge restrictive care and treatment. Find out more here: Homes not Hospitals

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