ACHIEVING AND SUPPORTING DISABILITY INCLUSION AND RIGHTS.
This event marks the (CRPD) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 10th anniversary and the 60th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration. The event will have speakers presenting on a range of topics, various panels for discussions, workshops all aiming to share solutions, insights and sharing learning to achieve the future we all aim to achieve a Disability, Inclusive, and Safe Society for All.
Date: Saturday 18th November 2017
Venue: Birmingham City University
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In collaboration with World Health Innovation Summit, Include Me TOO and Birmingham City University
A national conference organised by Include Me TOO and supported by NHS England and partners Bringing Us Together and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors
- Empowering Individuals
- Right care, Right place, Right skills
- Meeting Individual Needs
- Building the Right Support
- Choice and Control
- Advocacy and Information
- Transforming Care Partnerships
- Rights, Respect and Dignity
- SEND Principals
- Person Centered Planning
- Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
“People with learning disabilities and/or autism and their families have an array of rights in law or Government policy – through human rights law, the Equalities Act, the NHS constitution, the Mental Health Act, the Care Act, the Mental Capacity Act, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and so on… [but] the lived experience of people with learning disabilities and/or autism and their families is too often very different. Too often they feel powerless, their rights unclear, misunderstood or ignored’. – Sir Stephen Bubb
Date: Tuesday 28th March 2017
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Venue: Molineux Stadium, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton West Midlands WV1 4QR
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The Conference will increase understanding and awareness of the Transforming Care agenda to disabled young people, parents/carers from diverse communities and stakeholders.
During this event delegates will engage in discussions and workshops regarding Transforming Care, Building the Right Support improving services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism, who display behaviour that challenges, including those with a mental health condition.
Speakers will cover areas of how we can support and deliver the Transforming Care agenda, ensuring disabled persons and families can have their say in how they wish to be involved in their local Transforming Care plans.
The conference will also be highlighting the importance of the implementation of equality and rights approach to meet individual needs supporting rights and dignity.