Learning Disability and Mental Health Commissioners Network

Sally Parkinson

Sally Parkinson

Finola Syron

Finola Syron

Co-chair:Finola Syron, Strategic Programme Manager, NHS England (London Region)
Co-chair:Sally Parkinson, Head of Commissioning – Public Health and Mental Health Services, London Borough of Newham

 
Membership: This network is open to learning disability and mental health leads in Local Authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England (London region)


Key Aims for 2017/18

  • Share best practice and concerns relating to the commissioning of services for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues
  • To promote and implement the requirements of Building the Right Support
  • To support CCGs, Specialised Commissioning and local authority commissioners to develop the commissioning infrastructures to improve options for local, personalised care and support, in the least restrictive settings possible including for the Transforming Care cohort
  • Develop protocol and principles for after care services under s117

Resources

Some links may be unavailable if you are not registered with the appropriate network


Recent News

Real Solutions. Real Lives.

18 October 2018, EY Canary Wharf, London For several years Directors of Adult Social Services have told us that the demand for support across learning disability services is increasing. People with[...]

LeDeR Programme Annual Report

The University of Bristol has published the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme Annual Report for 2017-18. Contents include: The LeDeR programme Demographic characteristics and information about the deaths of people with learning[...]

NICE guidance: learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges

This guidance covers services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or autism and a learning disability) and behaviour that challenges. It aims to promote a lifelong[...]

Future meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
12/12/2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - December 2018
London Councils, London
13/03/2019
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - March 2019
London Councils, London
19/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - June 2019
London Councils, London
17/09/2019
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - September 2019
London Councils, London
10/12/2019
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - December 2019
London Councils, London
11/03/2020
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - March 2020
London Councils, London

Past meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
18/10/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Real Solutions. Real Lives.

18 October 2018, EY Canary Wharf, London

The ADASS Learning Disability Network, kindly sponsored by EY, Avail support, and Autonome are running a free seminar day. This event will focus on how people who have a learning disability can get the right support to live more independently in our communities. There will be a strong focus on relationships and natural supports, use of technology, the progression model and asset based approaches. We will be exploring how creative solutions can help people gain greater independence and full lives.

There will also be an opportunity for discussion, considering the current challenges and solutions. This event is for all ADASS members who want to see positive ways to influence the future for people who have a learning disability. This is free to attend, and open to all ADASS members, Assistant Directors, and Commissioners of learning disability services.

To reserve a place please email Catherine.Cunningham@ADASS.org.uk

18/09/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - September 2018
London Councils, London
20/06/2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - June 2018
London Councils, London
27/03/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - March 2018
London Councils, London
07/03/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - March 2018
London Councils, London
21/02/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCA / DoLS & Court of Protection Training
05/02/2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Transforming Care Performance Board - February 2018
Skipton House, London
24/01/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Transforming Care Board - January 2018
London Councils, London
12/12/2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - December 2017
London Councils, London
22/11/2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Transforming Care Board - November 2017
London Councils, London
10/10/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Transforming Care Community Provider Event
Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, South Bank London
02/10/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Transforming Care Performance Board - October 2017
Skipton House, London
27/09/2017
All Day
Transforming Care Leadership Partnership (free Skills For Care workshop) Day 3 Follow-up session
Skills for Health London Office, London

Register

20/09/2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Transforming Care Board - September 2017
London Councils, London
06/09/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
LD / MH Commissioners Network - September 2017
London Councils, London
07/08/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Transforming Care Performance Board - August 2017
Skipton House, London
26/07/2017
All Day
Transforming Care Leadership Partnership (free Skills For Care workshop) Day 3 Follow-up session
Skills for Health London Office, London

Register

19/07/2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Transforming Care Board - July 2017
Islington Town Hall, London
12/07/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
TCP - Learning Needs Analysis Workshop 2
Skills for Health London Office, London

The programme will cover a comprehensive approach to good practice in undertaking Learning Needs within an organisation and will introduce an online tool to facilitate this process. The tool and audit process is simple to deliver and provides valuable bench-marked feedback to employers.

15/06/2017
All Day
Transforming Care Leadership Partnership (free Skills For Care workshop) Day 2
Skills for Health London Office, London

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Surveys

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