Morning, Tuesday, 28th April 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This seminar will assess the key issues for autism and learning disabilities care in England, looking at:
- Joining up policy across health, social care and education;
- Addressing inequalities and delivering integrated personalised care; and
- Next steps for policy.
The seminar will be an opportunity for key stakeholders and policymakers to discuss priorities for delivering the new adults and children autism strategy - as well as the progress in implementing goals for learning disabilities and autism in the NHS Long Term Plan.
There will be keynote contributions from:
- Dr Kevin Cleary, Deputy Chief Inspector, Hospitals Mental Health and Community Services, CQC; and
- David Nuttall, Deputy Director, Dementia and Disabilities, DHSC.
Further confirmed speakers include: George Matuska, Lead, Autism and Learning Difficulties, Kent and Medway NHS and Social Partnership Trust, National Autism Lead and Clinical Lead, Intellectual Disabilities, South of England Region, Health Education England; Yvonne Newbold, Member, NHS Assembly and Author, The Special Parent’s Handbook; Professor Pauline Heslop, Professor, Intellectual Disabilities Studies, University of Bristol and Programme Manager, Learning Disabilities Mortality Review Programme for England; and Justin Cooke, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Ambitious about Autism.
- Progress in meeting goals in the NHS Long Term Plan for learning disabilities and autism;
- Assessing the impact of the NHS Long Term Plan and the role of the new strategy - funding, health inequalities and delivering integrated personalised care;
- Priorities for parents, carers and individuals: awareness, support and engagement;
- Education, skills and training - implementing the Autism Core Capabilities Framework;
- Key issues from CQC review into restraint, seclusion and segregation;
- Integrating health and education policy; and
- Next steps for delivering the new adults and children’s autism strategy.