Adults (aged 18 and over) with Learning Disabilities and their family and carers are being invited to talk about their experiences of living in York as part of plans to improve services.
People are invited to attend one of two engagement sessions on Monday 14 September at Tang Hall Community Centre from 1-3pm or at the Priory Street Centre on Monday 28 September from 11am-1pm.
The sessions, which will be run by Inclusion North – an organisation promoting the inclusion of people with learning disabilities, their families and carers – will focus on a wide range of issues including:
- Travelling in York.
- Leisure activities and keeping healthy.
- Keeping safe and hate crime.
- Growing old and planning for the future.
- Getting a job and learning new skills.
- Young people moving into adulthood.
- People being placed in services outside the local area.
The sessions have been organised by the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Partnership Board, which is part of York’s Health and Wellbeing Board. (more…)