Archive for category: News & Stuff

Facing ‘the fear’

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I don’t usually share ‘campaigning’ stuff through my work role at NWTDT/ Pathways but this piece by Katherine Runswick-Cole really resonated this morning as a fundamental of what Transforming Cares culture change must be about. The sentences which I think perfectly captures how thousands of people feel for me –  ‘But this ‘good’ life feels fragile […]

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We need your help to win another award…

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Pathways have been nominated for the prestigious National Diversity Awards in the Community Organisation – Disability category. We need as many nominations from as many people as possible please. Can you help, anyone can do it, it takes a few minutes. If you need a hand let us know. https://nominate.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/

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No Voice Unheard Reports

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You can access the write up’s from the No Voice Unheard conference using the links below: No voice unheard – consultation report for DH No voice unheard – consultation with self-advocates – Easy Read   Thank you to all that attended, and spoke at this conference.

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Benefits Calculator

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Hello Everyone, Just to let you know that since the  Benefits Adviser Service (BAS) on Gov.UK is was decommissioned last year. An alternative independent benefits calculator has been made available, provided by a company called ‘entitledto’. You can access it from the Benefits Adviser page on Gov.uk or direct on www.entitledto.co.uk The new website also […]

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Transforming Care Assurance Board

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Transforming Care Assurance Board Please see attached for the minutes of the Transforming Care Assurance Board meeting on the 3rd March 2015. Minutes_TCAB_03 03_15_easy_read

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No Voice Unheard, No Right Ignored

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Pathways is running an event to get the views of self-advocates and families on this Government consultation We want to hear your views on how people can: • Be supported to live independently as part of the community. • Challenge decisions about being placed in an Assessment and Treatment Unit. • Challenge decisions about them and […]

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Letter to Mark Hindle from NW Regional Forum

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The North West Regional Forum have written to the CEX at Calderstones. We were upset by comments he made in public after the cqc report was published. We want him to apologise publicly for what he said which was that people commit crimes and put people in danger because of their learning disability.   WE […]

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NW Family Forum Response to Mark Hindle (CEX Calderstones) following recent public statments

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The NW Regional Family Forum were very upset by comments made by Mark Hindle (CEX Calderstones) on his blog and quoted in the national press following the publication of the CQC report recommending urgent action. We have written the attached letter asking him to publicly retract the comment he made particularly and to raise other […]

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UPDATED!! Regional Forum Agenda – June 2nd 2014

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Regional Forum Meeting 2nd June 2014 Hi All Please see attached agenda, which has just been updated for the next Regional Forum Meeting. Click Here and download to your computer Many Thanks Jason

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Policy Briefing – May 2014

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Pathways Associates Policy Briefing – May 2014 This is a new, regular bulletin for learning disability commissioners and other associated professionals in the northwest. Download for Offline use: Policy Briefing May 2014   Click Here to: View the online version, sent out to the e-mail list   In this issue: Living Well for Longer: National Support for […]

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