We aim to speak up on behalf of ourselves and other people with learning disabilities on all issues that affect us. To do this we attend meetings and conferences, we also campaign and educate people.
Meetings we attend:
All Wales People First National Council – Hannah Thomas
Disability Can Do – Kath Toms
Health and Well Being strategic planning – Kath Toms and Louise Price Scrutiny Committee – Louise Price
Day Time Opportunities – Aneurin Williams and Nic Lewis
Caerphilly Health and Well Being – Kath Toms
50+ Positive Action Partnership – Aneurin Williams
Disability Forum – Louise Price, Kath Toms Gwent Police Community Access Group – Kath Toms and Louise Price
TRAC (University of Glamorgan, student nurses) – Kath Toms
We also provide training on the following subjects:
Learning Disability awareness
Person centred planning
As well as all of the things above, we meet regularly with Blaenau Gwent People First following the merger of the two social service departments in the boroughs and other People First Groups working within the Aneurin Bevan Health Board area.