The Leeds Learning Disability Day Service Modernisation Project
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The Leeds Learning Disability Day Service Modernisation Project The Leeds Learning Disability Day Service Modernisation Project Presentation Transcript

  • The Leeds Learning Disability Day Service Modernisation Project
  • Learning Disability Day Service Modernisation Project : Aims To move from “one size fits all” to a more personalised approach to delivering day opportunities and support To create a range of new choices and opportunities for adults with learning disabilities in each area of Leeds
  • Principles which underpin the project Place image here(optional) • Services that are local and at the heart of local communities • Disinvest in traditional segregated services • Re-invest in community buildings and activity. • Services that are wherever possible offer opportunities for integration. • More choice through investment into voluntary sector alternatives. • To create better environments that benefit customers, staff and the wider community.
  • As of May 2014 the Day Service Modernisation Programme has achieved : • Creation of 16 new community bases • Approval and funding for a new £2.5 million specialist centre at Rothwell • £2,200,000 invested so far into Council and community buildings • £980,000 a year invested into 20 grant funded, third sector projects • Over 450 individual person centred plans completed and implemented • The closure of 3 large segregated day service buildings
  • Investment into community buildings • Creation of 17 Changing Places citywide in parks, leisure and community centres, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds Arena, Trinity & White Rose Shopping Centres • Investment to make community buildings more accessible such as Yorkshire Dance Centre Hamara Healthy Living Centre Headingley HEART community arts centre. Hillside Community centre
  • Grant funding to third sector organisations has created further choices and opportunities with 20 new projects city wide
  • • More choice for customers and commissioners • Partnership working • Healthier lifestyles • More community activities & presence • Personal development • Positive feedback from all • Flexible and responsive to local & cultural needs • Specialist skills & environments • The “value added” that voluntary sector & community buildings bring • Cost effective Better outcomes for customers and the local authority
  • Yorkshire Dance: Leaps and Bounds What is it? “It’s a great group to come to on a Monday morning because it lifts everyone’s spirits for the week. I love Monday mornings” care assistant Beckie
  • IMPACT on participants “I have seen huge improvements in wellbeing in the group: physical fitness has improved; flow of movement is smoother, concentration and ability to work independently stronger; verbal and non-verbal engagement with material more meaningful and functional mobility has increased” Artist/facilitator Yorkshire Dance: Leaps and Bounds
  • Yorkshire Dance: Leaps and Bounds IMPACT on the organisation “It makes me do things and I enjoy it. I like dancing because it’s like a second home to me.” Participant
  • Yorkshire Dance: Leaps and Bounds Case Study
  • Yorkshire Dance: Leaps and Bounds N E X T ?