All our futures – Doing different things for a better future

Learning Disability Wales Annual Conference

Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 November 2018
Newport, South Wales (Accessible venue)

“All our futures” will focus on issues from childhood, through adulthood and into older age reflecting relevant key laws and policies in Wales: Improving Lives Programme, Well-being of Future Generations Act, Social Services and Well-being Act and Prosperity for All.

We will have a lively mix of interactive and informative workshops, speakers and drama including:

  • Huw Iranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care
  • Sally Holland, Children’s Commisioner for Wales
  • Community solutions
  • Using technology
  • Improving lives programme
  • Hijinx Theatre
  • Employment

For further information, prices and booking visit our website

We still have some great sponsorship opportunities and exhibiting opportunities available. If you would like any more information about these please call me on 02920 681161.

Learning Disability Wales

An Introduction to Mindfulness and how it can be used with Person Centred Planning

Learning Disability Wales12 September in Cardiff

Mindfulness is an effective way for you and those you support to deal with the stresses we all face in life. Learning Disability Wales is holding a one day training session in Cardiff on 12 September.

Don’t miss this opportunity to get an understanding on Mindfulness and how Person Centred Planning can help when introducing Mindfulness techniques to individuals and groups.

This course focusses on how we can use Mindfulness within our own lives as well as a way of supporting other people. It also looks into how we cope with stress and how we can use Mindfulness to help reduce the impact it has on our lives and of the people around us.

Click here to see more information

You can also book your place by clicking on the link below.

If you have a number of people who all want the same training you could save money and time by arranging in-house training from Learning Disability Wales.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Inacia Rodrigues on 02920681174. Email:[email protected]

Reception: 02920 681160

https://www.ldw.org.uk

Training with Learning Disability Wales

Effective Communication with People with a Learning Disability

This course aims to help those that work with people with a learning disability play a role in helping those they support live their life to the full and be included.

Delegates will have the opportunity to develop their communication skills, and learn about a range of communication concepts and techniques that can be used to facilitate effective communication with people with a learning disability.

12 April in Cardiff

Click here to see more information and to make an online booking.

This course is ideal for people working in a range of settings including personal assistants, support workers and learning disability service providers. Parents and carers will also benefit from attending.

Learning Disabiility Wales

Learning Disability WalesAre you passionate about creating a Wales that values and includes people with a learning disability?

 

 

 

Learning Disability Wales are seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly skilled and experienced Chief Executive Officer.

You will have the vision to lead and represent the organisation, create sustainable funding streams and maintain and develop relationships with partners and stakeholders.

For further information and an application details https://www.ldw.org.uk/information/news/2018/01/ceo.aspx

We hope you are interested in joining our small, strong and mutually supportive staff team who are committed to making a difference.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Learning Disability Wales

Making Information Easy to Read and Understand Level 2

Learning Disability Wales5 February in Cardiff

You can make a real difference to people by giving them information in a form they can understand and relate to.

This course will include a recap on the principles of Making Information Easy to Read and Understand Level 1 and then look at how delegates can develop and improve their skills.

 The course will help delegates work with longer and more complex documents.

All delegates will be invited to a follow up session a few weeks after this course.  You will be able to meet up with your fellow learners and the tutor for a trouble shooting, advice and feedback session.

This course is designed for anyone who has attended Making Information Easy to Read and Understand Level 1 or who has experience of writing information in Easy Read.

Click here for more information and to make an online booking.

If you have any queries, please get in touch with Inacia Rodrigues on 02920 681174 or email [email protected]

Learning Disability Wales

Annual Conference 2017

Learning Disability WalesLove your Health – Because Everyone’s Health Matters

Wednesday 25 – Thursday 26 October 2017

Newport, South Wales (Accessible venue)

We are delighted to announce that our Annual Conference this year will be focusing on the theme of health and health issues that children, young people and adults who have a learning disability face and will be looking at how we can make things better.

We will have a lively mix of interactive and informative workshops, speakers and drama looking at topics such as:

  • Access to health services
  • Lifestyle
  • Mental health
  • Aging and end of life care
  • Dental care
  • Eye care and hearing loss/impairment
  • Well-being

For further information and prices please visit our website and to book your place please complete this booking form.

We also have lots of great sponsorship opportunities available. If you would like any more information about these please call me on 02920 681161.

 We look forward to seeing you there.

Harriett Johnson, Learning Disability Wales

Direct Tel: 029 2068 1161

Reception: 029 2068 1160

Learning Disability Wales

Mental Health Awareness and Support

Learning Disability Wales17 July in Cardiff

What is a mental health issue? Why does it affect so many people and how can we make a difference to sufferers?

 This one day course aims to give a broad understanding of a range of mental health issues, of how to recognise them and most importantly how to respond effectively. It looks at factors that cause poor mental health, how to respond to emergency situations like suicide risk and approaches to promoting good mental health. It will also cover key aspects of relevant legislation including The Mental Health Act 1983, Mental Capacity Act 2005 and other legislation

Click here to see more information and to make an online booking.

 This course is aimed at staff and managers working with people with learning disabilities. However, anyone wanting to know more about mental health can learn from it, apply it to those around them and help improve their own health and well-being.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me on 02920681174.

 Inacia Rodrigues, Training Administrator, Learning Disability Wales

Direct Tel: 029 2068 1174

Reception: 029 2068 1160

My normal working days are Monday – Thursday                   

Learning Disability Wales

Supporting Adults with Down’s Syndrome in Social Care settings

Learning Disability Wales21 September in Cardiff

The techniques you will learn during this workshop will help you and the person you care to engage and communicate together, relieve stress and feel more positive.

This one day workshop will help those that care for someone with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or a learning disability to use touch to help communication, relaxation and the relief of stress and anxiety.

This session will provide tools that carers and parents can use in everyday situations.

Click here to see more information and to make an online booking.

Designed for: Anyone in a support or caring role for someone who has an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or a learning disability.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me on 02920681174.

Inacia Rodrigues, Training Administrator, Learning Disability Wales

Direct Tel: 029 2068 1174  Reception: 029 2068 1160

My normal working days are Monday – Thursday                    

Learning Disability Wales

An Introduction to Mindfulness

Learning Disability WalesMindfulness is an effective way for you and those you support to deal with the stresses we all face in life.

This course focusses on how we can use Mindfulness within our own lives as well as a way of supporting other people. It also looks into how we cope with stress and how we can use Mindfulness to help reduce the impact it has on our lives and of the people around us.

21 June in Cardiff

 Click here to see more information and to make an online booking.

 This course will:

  • provide a basic understanding of Mindfulness
  • provide a basic understanding of how Person Centred Planning can help when introducing Mindfulness techniques to individuals and groups
  • teach participants some Mindfulness techniques that can be practiced at home and in the work place
  • teach participants Person Centred Planning tools that will help when introducing Mindfulness techniques to individuals and groups

For Further details please contact Inacia Rodrigues

Training Administrator, Learning Disability Wales

Direct Tel: 029 2068 1174

Reception: 029 2068 1160

My normal working days are Monday – Thursday