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Can you help transform care for people with learning disabilities?

21 Mar 2019by lindseyh

Then we need to hear from you!

NHS clinical commissioning groups in the Black Country, along with the Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust, are leading the way in improving care for adults with learning disabilities in our region – and want local people to help inform what they are doing.

The CCGS and BCPFT along with local authorities have been working together as the Transforming Care Partnership to develop a model of community care for people with learning disabilities. This supports vulnerable groups of people to stay close to their families and friends and will reduce the number of inappropriate, often long-term, hospital admissions.

The partnership has developed the new community model in collaboration with service users and their families and carers. Now it wants to give local people the opportunity to feedback their views on new community services for people with learning disabilities by attending events in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Alternatively they can complete an online survey.

More information is available here.

‘Our aim is to transform the care available in the Black Country to people with learning disabilities and to support them to live healthy and happy fulfilling lives close to their family and friends,’ said Hafsha Ali, Programme Lead for the Black Country TCP

We want to hear your views:

The engagement period runs from Thursday 21st March to Thursday 23rd May 2019 (midnight) 2019.

To find out more please visit: Black Country Transforming Care Programme 2019 where you can read the engagement document and complete the online questionnaire:

Survey – Black Country Transforming Care Programme 2019

There is an ‘easy read’ version of the information and questionnaire available: Please call 0121 611 0611 to request a copy.

Or if you would like to talk to someone about these proposed plans we are running a number of public drop-in events across the Black Country during the engagement period.