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Putting Learning Disabilites at the Heart of Social Care Policy

To help the Lifeways Group achieve policy change on a number of issues that impact on its service users as well as its ability to deliver high-quality personalised services which meet individual’s needs in the community.

Through building an evidence base, consultations writing and direct engagement with government, Parliament and NHS bodies, we position the Lifeways Group as providing solutions to the Government and NHS’s ambition to enable people with learning disabilities to live independent lives in the community. We also support the Lifeways Group to raise the key challenges which threaten the sustainability of the social care sector.

GK has succeeded in ensuring the Lifeways Group is positioned as an authority within the sector and ensured its voice has been heard in key policy decisions such as the future of supported housing, sleep-ins, high-qualitytransformation of learning disability services and the long terms sustainability of the care sector.

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