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5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
5 bcil presentation for Barnet LINk event
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  • 1. Working together with
  • 2. Contents: <ul><li>The Social Model of Disability </li></ul><ul><li>What is a Centre for Independent Living? </li></ul><ul><li>BCIL </li></ul><ul><li>Planned Services </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Involved </li></ul>
  • 3. The Social Model of Disability: Medical Model - Disability is due to the impairment or condition. It can be treated but not cured! OUT Social Model – Disability is disabling due to social barriers which can be removed. The impairment or condition may remain but the ‘disability’ is ‘cured’! IN
  • 4. What is a Centre for Independent Living? <ul><li>The first CIL was created in Berkeley California in the 1970s. </li></ul><ul><li>CILs are run by User Led Organisations (ULOs) providing services for people with disabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>In Britain all local authorities must have a CIL operating by 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>All CILs are different but the Department of Health does specify certain basic essential services. </li></ul>
  • 5. Developing a CIL for Barnet: The Barnet CIL Coalition: <ul><li>The CIL Coalition worked with Barnet Council and CommUNITY Barnet to create a CIL in Barnet. </li></ul><ul><li>The group brought together independent members drawn from Barnet residents who have a disability, carers, and members representing community organisations. </li></ul>
  • 6. Barnet Centre for Independent Living (aka BCIL): <ul><li>In July 2010, BCIL was formed – the CIL Coalition agreed the constitution for BCIL and elected 5 Directors. </li></ul><ul><li>The Barnet CIL is now a Community Interest Company which will start delivering its first service in April. </li></ul>
  • 7. Mission and Vision Empowering people to make informed choices independently.   Vision  Barnet Centre for Independent living (BCIL) is a user led organisation that promotes accessibility for disabled people by breaking down barriers to employment and social inclusion.     Mission statement   A user led multi-service one stop shop for people with any form of disability living or working in London Borough of Barnet.
  • 8. Who is the CIL for? <ul><li>The CIL will provide services for all Barnet adults with a physical and/or sensory impairment , learning disability, or mental health issues, those with a chronic health condition, and their carers. </li></ul><ul><li>This includes all those affected by the above whether they are registered, officially recognised as such or not . </li></ul>
  • 9. Proposed Services: <ul><li>Services are based on the social model and aimed at promoting independence, social inclusion, equality, and the removal of all barriers, enabling all of its clients to live as independently as possible with the necessary support. </li></ul><ul><li>BCIL core services will be : </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Information and advice </li></ul><ul><li>Peer support </li></ul><ul><li>Brokerage </li></ul><ul><li>One of the first services BCIL will deliver is Right To Control , in partnership with the council and JobCentrePlus </li></ul>
  • 10. Right To Control (RTC) <ul><li>Right to Control is a pilot project in Barnet which aims to give adults with disabilities more control over the support they receive and how they receive it, including support to get into/stay in work. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More choice for individuals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customers help shape the service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This means working with disabled people as partners at all levels, from individual through to strategic planning. </li></ul>
  • 11. RTC and the BCIL <ul><li>RTC brings together a number of funding streams and support programmes which will be looked at together rather than separately </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Social Services, JobCentrePlus and BCIL will work together in supporting people to use Right to Control for devising the right support package for them </li></ul><ul><li>A key element of BCIL’s RTC work will be peer support </li></ul>
  • 12. Contact: Caroline Collier BCIL Service Manager [email_address]

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