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Archive for January, 2015

Hertfordshire bedtime audit

31
Jan
2015

Last year the Hertfordshire Community Learning Disability Service conducted a surprise bedtime audit of a variety of providers of residential services. I’ve not seen the report yet but they’ve been tweeting the headlines:   This week we presented the details of our bedtime audit. 21 residential units & 136 people were visited at 8.30pm to see […]

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Come and work for us – admin worker needed

22
Jan
2015

Thanks to some funding from the European Social Fund and East Sussex County Council we are very excited to announce that we’re looking to recruit an administrator to help with the smooth running of our Gig Buddies project! Gig Buddies is our scheme that supports people with learning disabilities to access mainstream cultural events by […]

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people with learning disabilities

20
Jan
2015

Here’s an interesting consultation from the LGBT Hip Project in Brighton about experiences of LGBT people who have a learning disability which we wanted to share. Click below for the reports. EASY READ LGBT People with Learning Disabilities Report LGBT Identities and Learning Disabilities Report  

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Stay Up Late at Be Free Festival

04
Jan
2015

We’ve been looking back over the past year and wanted to share something else we got involved in last September, the awesome Be Free Festival organised by Paradigm. Here’s a write-up about our contribution: Stay up Late were invited to facilitate 2 song writing workshops at the very first Be free festival, set up to […]

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