Thumbs Up Scheme: GivingGood Support to people with learning disabilities
Speak Out Trainers with learningdisabilities want your organisation to join the Thumbs Up scheme.
Thumbs up is about a service saying they will give good support to people with learning disabilities.
Who can join thumbs up?
Organisations,businesses, services inBrighton and Hove can join thumbs up? Here are some services that have already joined thumbs up: • Bus company •Council Departments •Moksha Café •Specsavers •A Florist •Learning disability services
What does it mean to join thumbs up?
It means your organization or service are taking a pledge/promise to offer good support topeople with learning disabilities.
What will we give you if you join thumbs up?
We will give services that join:•A dvd about good support•A book about good support•A Sticker to display to tell peoplewith learning disabilities that youare part of the thumbs up schemeand want to give better support.•Tips on our facebook page.•Ongoing advice and feedbackabout your service• Information about your servicewill go on a public webpage
• We will run two training days for the new services. The training will be in good support for people with learning disabilities and making information accessible.• We will give you help to improve your service for people with learning disabilities.• We will tell people with learning disabilities about what services are in the thumbs up scheme.
To join:• Ring Brighton and Hove Speak Out on 01273 421921• Email: firstname.lastname@example.org• Visit our facebook page:• http:// www.facebook.com/bhspeakouttraining