Self Directed Support workshop 28 October

Help us put together a set of 2020 local election pledges focusing on choice, control and independent living.

Tara Flood and HAFCAC protesting outside Hammersmith Town Hall

This meeting will be taking place online. Please register in advance below:

Self Directed Support Workshop

Wednesday 28 October 2020 – 2.00-5.00pm

Inclusion London will be launching a campaign to coincide with the 2020 local elections and, we want to draw up a manifesto focusing on Self Directed Support. So, please join us to help us put together a set of election pledges focusing on choice, control and independent living.

Who is the workshop for?

Our workshop is open to Disabled people in receipt of direct payments and personal budgets, personal assistants, carers and those of you who work for a Direct Payment or Self-Support service provider. We will be setting up separate breakout rooms for different groups to discuss ideas, such as, greater flexibility in using Direct Payments, easier monitoring processes and increasing Personal Assistant’s pay.

Who is leading the workshop?

Dr Ossie Stuart will be facilitating our workshop. Ossie a disabled person who is a trustee of the Social Care Institute for Excellence, an Equality and diversity consultant with almost twenty years of experience as a trainer and specialist adviser. Before that, he spent fifteen years as an academic at the Universities of Oxford, York and Surrey. He has written seminal works on the experience of disabled people from African and South Asian backgrounds in social care. Dr Stuart also uses health and social care services. This experience has informed his perspective and understanding of what makes the difference between good and bad health and social care services.

Access available

We will have BSL interpreters and captions.

How to book a place

Pleaser Register in advance for this online meeting: