Portsmouth Learning Disabilities: Celebration and Learning Event

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM [GMT]

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

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Event Information

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM [GMT]

About the Event

This event is open to all people with learninng disabilities, parents/carers. practitioners, providers and anyone with an interest in services for adults with learning disabilities in Portsmouth.

Come for the whole day or drop in for part of it!

The day will include:

  • A Market Place of providers - come and chat to providers and find out more about learning disability services in Portsmouth.
  • A number of workshops to drop into - on the themes of employment, supported living, community and health - celebrating success stories, sharing good practice and looking toward future needs.

Event Location

About the Organizer

Christopher Noden: Portsmouth Learning Disabilities Partnership Board Coordinator

CONTACT ORGANIZER

Event Speakers

Mark Stables, Right to Work, Make, Lily and Lime, YOU trust

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Julie Chapman

Clinical Lead - health facilitation

Pat Holmes, Ruth Kneller and Paradigm

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Creative Advances, Gig Buddies, Chaos, Waterfront Garden Centre

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A range of providers in the Market Place

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Solent Learning Disability Volunteer Trainers

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Event Schedule

  • October 10, 2018
10:30 AM
to
11:30 AM
Track : 1

Living with a Learning Disability

Solent Learning Disability Volunteer Trainers

The Solent Volunteer Trainers will give a presentation on the issues and challenges involved in living with a learning disabillity. There will be an opportunity for a discussion of the issues raised towards the end of the session.

Track : 2

What constitutes Great SUPPORT?

Pat Holmes, Ruth Kneller and Paradigm

11:45 AM
to
12:45 PM
Track : 1

How do we support people to communicate their HEALTH needs?

Julie Chapman

Track : 2

What constitutes Great SUPPORT?

Pat Holmes, Ruth Kneller and Paradigm

01:15 PM
to
02:15 PM
Track : 1

How do we support people into WORK?

Mark Stables, Right to Work, Make, Lily and Lime, YOU trust

This session will celebrate some of the successes for people securing work and will provide opportunity to discuss key issues and challenges which we need to be tackling to improve work opportunities.

Track : 2

How do we support people to become active members of their COMMUNITY?

Creative Advances, Gig Buddies, Chaos, Waterfront Garden Centre

02:30 PM
to
03:00 PM
Track : 1

Question and Answer panel

Open question and answer panel to end the day - including Councillor Matthew Winnington