This week our 'All Together Better' course started in
This free course is for disabled people in Walsall and their
'All Together Better' aims to give people the knowledge, skills,
confidence and self-esteem to ensure a better future for themselves
and their loved ones.
Topics on the course include:
- Exploring the history of how disabled people have been
- Understanding how the health and social care system works
- Getting the right support
- Making change happen locally and nationally
- Participants will have the chance to meet other people who are
leaders in the disablity rights movement and be connected with a
strong network of families working together across the
The course is being run by In Control and has been funded by
Walsall Council enabling participants to attend for free.
A similar course is also starting in Hartlepool next week.
'All Together Better' is part of a suite of family leadership
courses offered under the umbrella of 'Partners in Policymaking'.
Partners in Policymaking and associated courses help people to
understand how the health and social care systems work, organise
meetings and present questions without getting frustrated. All
courses aim to help find solutions to improve people's lives and
give participants the confidence to work in partnership with
services to enable them or their loved ones to have choice and
control over their lives.
For further information about Partners in Policymaking please
see our webpages here or contact
Video testimonials from previous participants can be found on