Kent County Council
Opens: 8 Nov 2016 at 11:00
Closes: 7 Dec 2017 at 23:59
Kent County Council (KCC) is seeking views on what people want from a new service (outcomes) for people with a learning disability and their families and carers.
The new service will support people with learning disabilities to make sure that their voices are heard and that their views are represented on issues that are important to them.
KCC have based the outcomes below on the things that people with a learning disability have told them are important to them during other consultations.
These outcomes are that people with a learning disability, their family and carers:
- are free to take part in shaping the local and national plans which affect them
- know that their opinion and involvement is listened to and valued
- know that their opinions are told to those who make decisions about local and national plans/services
- are able to take part regardless of where they are. (This could be in the community, living at home, attending day centres, in residential care homes or supported living.)
KCC would like to hear what people with a learning disability, their families/carers, organisations that support people with a learning disability and other key stakeholders think about these outcomes and your feedback and ideas will inform what the outcomes for the future will look like. A questionnaire and an easy read questionnaire are available in the ‘Consultation Documents’ section below.
Please submit your response by Wednesday 7 December 2016.
Kent Learning Disability Partnership Board Website
The Kent Learning Disability Partnership Board (KLDPB) agrees and checks that the changes and improvements around the Government White Paper Valuing People (March 2001) and Valuing People Now (January 2009) are happening in Kent.
The Board meets during the year and members include people with learning disabilities, carers, voluntary sector and senior people from the main public services who make decisions.
The KLDPB website is for people with a learning disability their family carers and anyone with an interest in learning disability in Kent. The Website provides key information about the Kent Disability Partnership Board, membership, meeting dates, agendas, news and other useful resources (www.kentldpb.org.uk).
Organisations interested in delivering this service in the future
KCC also wants to talk to organisations that might be interested in delivering this service in the future. In order to do this, KCC is holding a market engagement meeting to discuss the outcomes and the grant.
At the meeting, we will talk about
- Strategic grant outcomes
- Grant application process
- Timelines for applying for the grant
Meeting date: 30th November 2016, 10am – 12.30pm in Maidstone.
If you are interested in attending this workshop please express an interest by requesting an application form from: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application for the workshop will close before midday on 22nd November 2016.
- Easy Read Questionnaire (Word version)
07 Nov 2016 17:05, 2.0 MB
- Easy Read Questionnaire (PDF version)
07 Nov 2016 17:05, 804 KB
- Questionnaire (Word version)
08 Nov 2016 11:07, 49 KB
- Questionnaire (PDF version)
08 Nov 2016 11:06, 307 KB
|Name||Valuing People Now in Kent: The Voice of People with a Learning Disability and their Families/Carers|
|Dates||From 8 Nov 2016 at 11:00 to 7 Dec 2017 at 23:59.|
|Consulting Organisation Type||Kent County Council|
|Consulting Organisation Name||Kent County Council|
|District / Borough areas affected by the consultation|
|Consultation Topic||General interest, Accessibility, equalities and diversity, Adult social care|
|Consultation Methods||Other survey / questionnaire / forms|
Kent County Council 8 November 2016