Join us for a free webinar on 22 February 2012 at 2pm to
Presented by Ruth Gorman,
CEO Imagine, Act and Succeed & consultant at Helen Sanderson
As the impact of the economic downturn hits public services most
organisations will experience a reduction in funding over the
coming years and possibly longer. This session will enable
participants to be proactive and take this opportunity to make a
concerted push around developing alternatives to just paid support,
promote better outcomes for people and to be in control of their
own destiny as funding reduces.
Over the years, organisations have provided support to people in
a way that has been a barrier to fully contributing to their
community. In the current climate, here are a number of questions
- How do we develop alternatives to just paid support for
- How do we continue to develop individually designed services at
a time of reduced budgets?
- How do we stay true to our values and principles while moving
- What hasn't worked, why not and how can we try it
- Looking in depth at a person's day/night - where does the
support come from?
- Does housing play a significant role in our thinking?
- How can we use assistive technology to support people?
- Who is the person and what do we notice about what they bring
and what they can contribute?
- What relationship does the person have that can be nurtured,
develop and can be reciprocal?
- How do we move away from what currently is to what could be and
test out the impact of our ideas on the person and the
- How do we find a balance of what is important to people while
providing just enough support?
Who should attend?
Providers, commissioners and all people trying to create
individually designed services in the current financial
About Ruth Gorman
Ruth works as a trainer and consultant with Helen Sanderson
Associates (HSA) and is Chief Executive of a charity called
Imagine, Act and Succeed, a provider in the North West of
Ruth has worked within IAS for 15 years and with HSA for 10 years.
Her work has included development of person centred teams, her lead
areas have included Positive and Productive Meetings, MAP and PATH
and Person Centred Supervision, Working Together for Change and
Just Enough Support.
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