Learning Disability Self-Assessment Framework shows some progress, but still more to be done


The publication of Valuing People Now in 2009  signalled a renewed focus on delivery of the key objectives of the 2001 White Paper. To reinforce this focus, the Government introduced two self-assessment frameworks for health and local authorities to complete. We have posted previously about the progress of partnership boards using this framework Method The [read the full story…]

Study suggests people with learning disabilities are contributing to Partnership Boards, but more could be done


Learning Disability Partnership Boards have been in operation since 2001. They were established as a result of the Valuing People White Paper to oversee inter-agency planning and service development. Pivotal to their creation was the fact that the partnership had to involve a range of stakeholders, including service users, carers, and representatives from all the [read the full story…]

Valuing People – what now?

Valuing People What Now? National Development Team for inclusion. This discussion paper from National Development team for Inclusion (NDTi) reflects the growing concern about what will happen to the Valuing People Now policy and its delivery in the coming months and years. The paper leads the discussion and links to an opportunity to add your [read the full story…]