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.
First impressions1 March 2005
This booklet is about emotional and practical support for families of a young child with a learning disability.
Making us count summary1 January 2005
Identifying and improving mental health support for young people with learning disabilities. Report summary.
Communication for person centred planning1 January 2005
This information pack was designed to help staff, self advocates, families and friends to make communication better. The aim is to help people who are working in a person centred way, to better understand the communication styles of self advocates.
Developing Connexions1 July 2004
This report presents the findings of a project evaluating the support offered by the new Connexions Service to young people with learning difficulties, physical and visual impairments, deaf people, autistic spectrum disorder or those experiencing mental health problems.
Green light for mental health1 June 2004
Green Light is a framework and self audit toolkit for improving mental health support services for people with learning disabilities. It provides a picture of what services should be aiming to achieve, including quality outcomes, and a self assessment checklist.