A new website that helps people develop their support plans once they know how much money they have in their individual budget is now live at www.supportplanning.org. The website explains what support planning is and gives practical, real life examples of people who have been through the process. There is advice for developing support plans for […]
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Funded by The Department of Health. ‘Easyhealth’ pulls together accessible health information from across the country into one place. This makes it easier for people to find health information they can understand. Most of the information is free and can be downloaded straight away. As part of its funding, ‘Easyhealth’ has to check how useful […]
In the Issue 8 edition of Speech Therapy Today, dated 2nd February 2009, Social Stories are considered as an approach to teaching social skills. Social stories were originally developed for students with autism by Carol Gray but are now an increasingly popular strategy for increasing social skills not only in children with ASD but also […]
PA or Carer
The term ‘Personal Assistant’ has been widely used by disabled people for the staff they employ for some time now. It gives a more positive image to the job. Terms like ‘care worker’ and ‘support worker’ can be linked to medical models of care where a person needs ‘looking after’ or ‘curing’.
Allied Business Centre
Potter Place, Skelmersdale
Lancashire , WN8 9PW
(01695) 556 554
Who we are
West Lancs Peer Support was set-up in 1999 by a group of five parents of sons and daughters who had some form of disability.