Learning Disability Partnership Board (LDPB)- November 2017
Learning Disability Partnership Board (LDPB) held on 21st November 2017
Summary of meeting
The LDPB discussions included:
Sue Harvey – Quality Assurance Lead & Nurse Consultant Learning Disabilities, explained the Sustainability Transformation Plan (STP).
The STP is a five-year plan to transform (make better through change) health and care services for local people. The aim of the plan is to have a health and care system that will improve the health, wellbeing and care of people in Devon.
The board were then informed that at the January meeting, their help would be needed to decide what priorities they should work on from the plan early next year.
Learning Disability Update
Sophie Holmes gave updates on recent activities these included:
Attending the Devon Local Government Steering Group
Funding from the Better Care Fund
Progress with the accessible website
Communication – How we let people know about the work of the board and enable people to get involved
Robert Hawken talked about how the LDPB had discussed different types of media that could be used to inform people about the Board. With ideas and suggestions, the members of the board began working together to put an action plan together.
Listening Sessions – Group Work
As part of an ongoing, wider commitment, we want to improve how people with disabilities are supported in Devon. We want to focus on what matters to people and how they can achieve their goals. The group were asked to give their views in the listening session, the questions were:
What is important to you?
What do you enjoy doing in the day?
What is it that you would like to do but can’t?
What is important to you as a carer?
What is important to the person you care for?
What do they enjoy doing?
What else do you think they would like to do?
All the feedback would be collated as one response from the Learning Disability Partnership Board