Extra Information

Read more on the organisations we work with.

 

                                      VODG

The VODG is a grouping of over 70 leading voluntary sector and not-for-profit disability organisations that works on behalf of its members to influence and develop social care policy, build relationships with government and other key agencies, promotes best practice and keep members up-to-date on matters that have an effect on service delivery.

VODG members work with around a million disabled people throughout the UK providing services that promote independence, choice and control.

For more information please visit www.vodg.org.uk or email info@vodg.org.uk

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BILD is the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. We want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.

Our services help develop the organisations who provide services, and the people who give support.

That way we play a part in making sure people are supported with dignity and respect and can make choices and decisions about their lives.

We also campaign for proper funding for support for people with learning disabilties and their family carers, and against bad practice as witnessed a Winterbourne View.

For more information, visit www.bild.org,uk

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                                         Driving _Up _Quality _Code _logo _large

The Driving Up Quality Code is a code for providers and commissioners. Signing up is a commitment to driving up quality in services for people with learning disabilities.

Read more about what being part of the Driving Up Quality Code means for Turning Point by reading our Driving Up Quality Self-Assessment and Action Plan.

For more information, visit: www.drivingupquality.org.uk

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                                          NFCN

The key objective of the National Family Carer Network is to work together to promote better life chances for families that include someone with a learning disability. By linking groups and organisations we give a national focus to a wide range of policy issues concerning family carers of adults with a learning disability. These family carers increasingly include people with a learning disability who are family carers in their own right.

The Network shares ideas and the development of good practice.  We would like to hear from you if you feel your work would benefit from a family carer perspective.  We circulate a weekly bulletin and information highlighting key national and local developments. Regular events enable groups, organisations and individual family carers to come together to share ideas and to discuss policy issues.

For more information visit www.familycarers.org.uk