25th February 2020
14th April 2020
A wide-ranging engagement has been launched by Telford & Wrekin Council to shape the future of care for adults with learning disabilities and their families.
Due to the current coronavirus situation the face to face sessions planned as part of the engagement into the future of care for adults with learning disabilities in Telford and Wrekin have been postponed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you but we will be re-arranging the sessions when we are able to. The engagement period will also be extended accordingly.
Telford & Wrekin Council understands the need to ensure that adults with learning disabilities have a say in what they are offered. The council wants to ensure that advice, information, care and support is aspirational, modern and meaningful for adults with learning disabilities.
As part of this, they are asking you to think beyond the obvious and help them shape the future during a six week engagement. They want to know what is important to you, what works well and what you aspire to. To ensure the best outcome, Telford & Wrekin Council need you to help them by taking part in the engagement and letting them know how you see the future.
Councillor Andy Burford, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, said: “We want people with a learning disability, their families and carers to receive the assistance they need in a way that enhances their independence and enables them to lead meaningful, valued lives in their own communities.
“We want to understand what adults with learning disabilities need to live as independently as possible with the right support in place.
“Adults with learning disabilities should have the opportunity to live happy, healthy, safe and independent lives, be respected and have choice and control over their decisions, including getting out and about and going to work.
“We want as many of you as possible to give us your feedback so we can then develop a local Adults with Learning Disability Strategy which will help us deliver our responsibilities as well as meeting local needs.”
To share your views click on this link: https://telford.researchfeedback.net/wh/s.asp?k=158136704339