What the Learning Difficulties and Autism Council has been up to?
We have sent out a health survey to 600 members of One-to-One regarding their experiences of health services and easy read within the NHS.
We have attended the Learning Disabilities Partnership Board since 2017.
We have gone to a full council meeting to see how local democracy works and how the council works.
We have taken part in a number of consultations including on charging policies from Enfield Council – this led to the proposed changes being stopped.
We have 10 Learning Difficulty and Autism Council meetings per year.
We have representatives on the health sub-group and TFL big transport meeting.
We have met with the Mayor of Enfield, local Councillors and visited council chambers to find out what Councillors do and how local democracy works.
We helped with a well-being event with Enfield Council and contributed to a Well-Being Charter so that people being given contracts to run services for people with Learning Difficulties and Autism have to sign up to the charter
We have had input in to MyLife website to make sure it is easy to use and understand.
We have attended local bus garage days to talk to Arriva and Transport for London about issues that people with Learning Difficulties and Autism have when traveling on the bus.
We have had training sessions on what makes a good representative and what the aims of the project are.
We are doing ongoing work on easy read documents and having an easy read standard. We are working with staff at St Andrews Court on this.
We have worked with Fusion Leisure Centres to hold and support special taster sessions for people with Learning Difficulties at the leisure centres.
We are helping North Middlesex hospital with their easy read documents and signage.
We are sitting on North Middlesex hospital learning disability steering group to help improve the hospital.
We have held a conference to find out the views of people with learning difficulties and autism in the borough of Enfield.
We have produced a report of all our finding so far in a easy read report. This report looks at that the issues of most concern to people, these were their health, and being safe on the streets of London Borough of Enfield, especially after dark. We are planning to do some work on Community Safety with London Borough of Enfield in 2020. To view the report please click here.
Our representatives have given speeches at conferences, partnership boards and meetings across London on the report.
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