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Which organisations are staying connected?

There have been a raft of new members of our free Stay Connected network. Information on the latest members just from the past month can be found below:

Macmillan

www.macmillan.org.uk

Charity organisation that supports People Affected By Cancer (PABC) which includes carers and those important to the individual with cancer. We are a commissioning, influencing, provider and campaigning organisation.

A Potential Diamond

www.apotentialdiamond.org

Works with people with autism, Asperger's Syndrome or mild learning disabilities often while they are still at college but also if they are unemployed and keen to find full-time or part-time work.
They get to know them as individuals, find out about their strengths and aspirations and build an understanding of what type of work and what sort of work environment will suit them best.

Independent Living Scheme

www.ilsyork.org.uk

A direct payment and personal budget support organisation, covering York and the surrounding area.

Leicester Centre for Independent Living

www.lcil.org.uk

Centre for Independent Living based in the City of Leicester and works across the county.

People and Animals

www.peopleandanimals.org.uk

Promoting animal assisted therapies for mutual well-being, the People and Animals team utilises their combined background expertise in animal welfare and behaviour, teaching, and child development and human psychology, to promote positive interaction between people and animals.

Partners Foundation Ltd

www.partnersfoundation.com

A NFP registered social landlord for people with a disability.

The Hayshed Experience

www.thehayshedexperience.com

A social enterprise soon to become a charitable company that provides work experience training to disabled people.

Rett UK

www.rettuk.org

Rett UK are a parent led national charity providing support, information and advice to families, carers and professionals who are supporting people with Rett Syndrome; a complex neurological disorder present at birth but not normally showing until the age of 1 year when those affected (mainly girls) start to regress, often leaving them completely dependant upon others and frequently having complex medical issues.

Through our free Stay Connected Network, you can share in our experience and knowledge helping you to keep in touch with the latest developments in personalisation across the health, adult social care, children's services and education sectors.

Membership is designed for:

  • Councils (adult social care and children's services)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups and health organisations
  • Service providers (private and voluntary sector)
  • The education sector
  • Charities
  • Community organisations
  • Social enterprises
  • User-led organisations
  • Family groups and community interest companies

Benefits include priority access to our popular and often oversubscribed webinars about key topics on personalisation and personal budgets; opportunities to present webinars, or nominate a topic; use of In Control's 'Working with' logo; and access to the latest information and news on personalisation.

And, your organisation will gain the benefit of our extensive networks, popular news articles and social media channels to raise the profile of your organisation just like the members above.

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Last Updated : 16 December 2014. Page Author: Laura Bimpson.