Services for children & adolescents with learning disabilities and mental health problems1 October 2005
This summary is taken from a report commissioned by the Foundation to look at ways of improving access to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) for children and young people with learning disabilities who also have mental health problems.
The impact of person centred planning1 July 2005
This project was commission by the Department of Health under the Learning Disability Research Initiative. Additional funding for the project was provided by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.
Shaping the future1 May 2005
Shaping the Future is a pack to help organisation develop services and approaches that respond to what people with learning disabilities say they want.
We are the strongest link1 May 2005
This peer support training pack aims to help young people with learning disabilities feel stronger about themselves as they go through the transition from school to adult life.
Person-centred approaches and older families1 May 2005
This resource has been written as part of the Older Family Carers Initiative in direct response to the concerns raised by person-centred planning facilitators and coordinators.
Making us count report1 April 2005
This report has been written with care managers, senior service managers, commissioners of services and interested practitioners in mind. It aims to explore the issues of mental health needs as understood by young people themselves and their family carers.
Linking up1 April 2005
Linking Up is a short guide to help Connexions staff, or anyone working with young people in transition, to give support to people with learning disabilities, and provides practice advice and examples.
Supporting older families of people with learning disabilities briefing1 March 2005
This is a briefing on the Foundation's Older Family Carers Initiative. The three-year initiative has come up with a clear set of policy messages to help health and social care providers to meet the needs of older family carers and their relative with a learning disability.
Supporting older families: making a real difference1 March 2005
This pack highlights good practice both in planning for the future and in considering the big and small things that can make a difference for families in the present.
First impressions report1 March 2005
Information for practitioners and service commissioners. First Impressions was commissioned in early 2004, in order to look at the emotional and practical needs of families who have a small child – aged up to five – with a learning disability.