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Here we will share all the useful articles and other resources with you that we think are supporting our commitment to action. Please feel free to download, share, and use them for your own action.

Good outcomes in community based services for people with learning disabilities and people with autism – impact of setting size and quality. (Julie Beadle Brown)

Good outcomes in community based services for people with learning disabilities and people with autism – impact of setting size and quality. (Julie Beadle Brown)

This brief paper sets out to summarise the arguments and evidence for small ordinary housing dispersed in the community as key to improving the outcomes for people with learning disabilities ...
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Let's remember what 'Supported Living' really means.

Let’s remember what ‘Supported Living’ really means.

More and more we hear that 'Supported Living' doesn't work. That 'Supported Living' leads to poor or not enough support. Those of you who use Reach and have met us ...
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Registering the Right Support (CQC)

Registering the Right Support (CQC)

This Policy Guidance from CQC aims to ensure that there is a consistent approach to registration and that their expectations are clear to registration applicants. Registration managers and inspectors will ...
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Love, Fear and Victoria Sponge

Love, Fear and Victoria Sponge

A poweful article from a mother. The apparently little things REALLY do matter. Love, Fear and a Victoria Sponge ...
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A Family Survival Guide - Care and Assessment Reviews (CTRs)

A Family Survival Guide – Care and Assessment Reviews (CTRs)

A valuable guide developed for families by families. Thanks to Bring Us Together for making this happen! CTR-Survival-Guide-Aug-2017-1 copy ...
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A wish, a growl and a Gr8 Support Movement

A wish, a growl and a Gr8 Support Movement

Thanks to Jo Clare for this wonderful blog detailing the story leading to the Gr8 Support Movement A wish, a growl and a Gr8 Support Movement ...
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Healing Integrity Gaps

Healing Integrity Gaps

When they need publicly commissioned assistance, people with learning disabilities have to enact their freedom under more constraints than other citizens do. Many laws and policies have not caught up ...
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Playing Your Part in Creating Positive Cultures

Playing Your Part in Creating Positive Cultures

Creating Positive Cultures was an initiative established by Paradigm, a UK based training and development agency working primarily with organisations that provide support for people with learning disabilities. This initiative ...
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Building the Right Support

Building the Right Support

The national plan to develop community services and close inpatient facilities for people with a learning disability and/or autism who display behaviour that challenges, including those with a mental health ...
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Registering the Right Support

Registering the Right Support

A good, practical report giving some clear guidance is relation to good support and what this looks like. Good to see CQC highlight the importance of Reach Support for LIVING ...
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