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Capita Conferences Announce Details of Their Learning Disabilities Scotland Conference - Thursday 24th April 2014

Attend to take away learning from best practice case studies identified in the Keys to Life strategy to inform your own local strategy. Don't miss this opportunity to gain strategic and practical knowledge that will equip you with the skills and understanding to implement the first Scottish learning disabilities strategy for over ten years.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom, February 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- With the recent publication of the Scottish Government’s new strategy The Keys to Life: Improving the Quality of Life for People with Learning Disabilities, this event will explore ways of implementing the strategy and improving the health and wellbeing of Scottish people with learning disabilities.

Speakers

Keynote: Chris Creegan, Chief Executive, Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability
Jane Gray, Chief Executive, Ark Housing Association
Peter Scott, Chief Executive, ENABLE Scotland
Camilla Fowler, Team Manager, Scottish Borders Learning Disability Service
Vicky Nicolson, Local Area Coordinator, City of Edinburgh Council
Chair: Norma Curran, Chief Executive, Values Into Action Scotland
Claire McCulloch, Senior Nurse Transitioner, NHS Fife
Margaret Gavan, Senior Supported Employment Officer, North Lanarkshire Council

Benefits of Attending

Hear from SCLD on the importance of focusing on delivery and outcomes when implementing the Scottish Government’s new strategy
Learn how a strengthened partnership between health and social care can be utilised to commission person-centred services
Gain insight into how befriending services can provide enhanced social networks for people with learning disabilities
Examine successful strategies for supporting people with learning disabilities to live independently and secure paid employment
Find out how to strengthen partnership working between health, education and adult social care to ease transitions
Hear how supported housing services can enable integration into the local community

For more information:
Visit the website:
http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/public-sector-conferences/health-social-care/full-conference/article/learning-disabilities-scotland-conference.html?code=SMMK

Download the brochure:
http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/pdfgen.html?filename=Learning_Disabilities_Scotland_-_Apr_14.pdf&code=SMMK

Or contact Matthew Simpson – Matthew.Simpson@capita.co.uk
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