Posts Tagged 'service user'

Edinburgh Autism Plan Consultation

The City of Edinburgh Council already has set out plans for people with autism who also have a learning disability. However it has been identified that there are significant gaps in provision for people with autism who do not have a learning disability.

To address this, a group of people affected by autism and professionals involved in their support have been meeting to develop a draft plan. Continue reading ‘Edinburgh Autism Plan Consultation’

Welfare Reform – the aftermath

Despite having missed the meeting last week, I gather it was very informative and offered a real insight into the challenges our service users face with the ongoing cuts to social welfare and the impact these cuts are having on the services we provide. Many thanks to our speakers and to all who attended – I received an email from Bill Scott to advise he really enjoyed the discussion and it raised some questions he hadn’t previously thought of. He also sent me through copies of his presentation and some other documents, available to view here in our Library.

Looking forward to the October meeting now – we plan to focus on self-directed support.

See you then!

Ciara


Next ELPF Meeting

ELPF Poverty EventDecember 9th, 2019
Martin Hall, New College

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