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About The Learning Disability Partnership

Our Vision: People with learning disabilities live good lives as part of their community, with the right support, at the right time, from the right people.

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The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership is an independent partnership of self-advocates, family carers, health and social care commissioners, police, Healthwatch Suffolk, voluntary organisations and housing providers.

What is its Purpose?

The partnership will work with people to achieve the vision of people with learning disabilities living good ordinary lives as part of their community, with the right support, at the right time, from the right people.

The Partnership is driven by the Learning Disability Partnership Board.

Who is on the Partnership Board?

The partnership includes:

  • 2 Self-advocates
  • 2 Family Carers
  • 1 Workforce Development rep
  • 1 Learning Disability Strategy Champion
  • 3 Support Provider reps
  • 1 Support Worker Network rep
  • 2 reps from NHS Providers
  • 2 reps from Local Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • 2 Social Work reps
  • 1 Advocacy rep
  • 1 Police rep
  • 1 Housing Provider rep
  • 1 rep from Healthwatch Suffolk
  • 1 rep from Further Education
  • Health and Social Care commissioners

The Partnership Board will:

  • Lead and drive the strategy, using co-production
  • Champion change and be an example to others
  • Be creative and encourage creativity
  • Share good practice
  • Support the completion of the Annual Joint Assessment Framework
  • Host an annual celebration of success and planning for the next year
  • Produce and deliver a strong, clear, engaging communications plan

You can view the Board’s latest Governance document here: Learning Disability Partnership Board; 2018 Governance

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