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Learning Disability Partnership Board

As part of the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy, there is a Partnership board made up of self-advocates, family carers, health and social care commissioners, police, education, voluntary organisations, housing providers and provider organisations.

The chairs of the four focus group My Life, My Home, My Health, My Voice will attend the partnership board in rotation, to share with the board their successes and ask for support if needed.


What is its Purpose?

The Learning Disability Partnership Board 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.

Partnership board membership to include:

We welcome anyone who is interested in the lives of people with learning disabilities in Suffolk to attend in the public gallery.

  • Self-advocates
  • Family Carers
  • Workforce Development representatives
  • Support Worker organisations
  • Elected Councillor
  • Suffolk and Northeast Essex ICB-NHS
  • Social Work representative 
  • Advocacy representative 
  • Police representative
  • Housing Provider representative 
  • Education 
  • Health and Social Care commissioners
  • Provider organisations

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

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board Meetings

Joint Workstreams Meetings

Support Worker & PA Network Meeting

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