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Learning Disability

Learning Disability 2018-01-10T16:31:39+00:00

At Carers Support, our Learning Disabilities Team can offer support to anyone caring for someone with a Learning Disability.  We offer a flexible programme of support and also provide information about a host of local and national organisations.

We can also support you if you are a Parent Carer or caring for someone with an Autistic Spectrum Condition.  Click on the buttons below to jump to those pages.

Autistic Spectrum Conditions
Parent Carers

CHAT – Carer Health and Training

Come and joint us at this launch event, share your views and be part of an exciting future project, designed for and by you.

A programme of events for carer health, wellbeing, training and learning . All planned and facilitated by carers and learning disability health professionals such as occupational therapists, physios, speech and language therapists, nurses and psychologists.

CHAT lunch and launch day 23rd January 2018

Billingshurst Centre, Roman Way, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9QW 
11:00am – 2pm

Give us your views on what would be most helpful to support your wellbeing and caring.  A light lunch will be provided.

Come and let’s CHAT about
What’s on your mind?
Your worries and concerns.
Your Wellbeing.
Being able to bounce back.
What do you find helpful?
The Future.

Click here for more information and to book your place

Useful Information

For help and support for People with Learning Disabilities/Challenging Needs who receive little or no support from West Sussex County Council.

Network West Sussex

For guidance when completing PIP application forms see attachment from Carers UK

PIP Factsheet

For guidance about Council Tax concessions see Carers UK attachment

Help with Council Tax

Support Groups coming up

SUPPORT GROUP: Carers of someone with Learning Difficulties – Shoreham

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until July 31, 2018

SUPPORT GROUP: Autistic Spectrum Condition carers – Worthing

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 31, 2018

SUPPORT GROUP: Carers of People with Learning Difficulties – Bognor Regis

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until July 31, 2018

Useful links

BILD uses its skills, knowledge and experience to turn policy into practice, solve problems and improve support for people with disabilities.

Mencap want to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and their families now, and fight alongside them for a better future. They team up with our network of over 400 local groups to reach people across England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

NICE National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence page on challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges.

Connect to Support has links to other local services who offer support

Access to Healthcare for For information about healthcare services for people with LD/Challenging needs

Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Carers UK

Impact Initiatives

West Sussex Connect to Support

Our Services

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