Learning disabled people aren’t challenging. They want four simple things… homes, hope, work and love.
The authors rightly say that for many ‘The national model of supported living is more than three decades old and has not significantly changed from the old residential group home.’
As we head into the week we launch the #ReachStandards Practical Guide we invite people to re-visit the principles of supporting people to live in their own homes (supported living).
We invite people to join together to protect people’s rights and commit to honest support for LIVING a good, ordinary life.
Have a read to see how teams in Bradford ‘rejected the idea that learning disabled people were complex and challenging. Instead, we decided to trust and believe in them and the user-led organisations and small local charities that support them.’
Read here: Homes, hope, work and love