Learning disability

Disability and access to leisure

ESSS Outline

ESSS Outline: Disability and access to leisure
This Outline looks at how providers of leisure activities can improve accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities and their carers.

Spotlight on dementia and equalities

Spotlight on dementia and equalities
Launch of a report which contributes to the growing body of work highlighting dementia and equalities and the need to integrate knowledge into practice. 

Impact of women specific interventions

ESSS Outline

ESSS Outline Impact of  women specific interventions
Summarises evidence relating to the effectiveness of women specific interventions in addressing complex needs and the role they may play as preventative strategies in children's services.

Disability hate crime reporting

ESSS Outline

ESSS Outline disability hate crime reporting
Identifies evidence relating to the efficacy of interventions in increasing reporting of disability hate crimes and supporting people through the process of reporting, and potential areas of unmet need.

Parents with learning disabilities

Insight 37

Insight 37
Brings together the key research findings on supporting parents with learning disabilities to aid practitioners in considering approaches for working with this group.

Talking Mats, the Continuous Learning Framework and outcomes

Gathering feedback about staff qualities and capabilities from people who use services: using Talking Mats and the Continuous Learning Framework

People using talking mats

St Joseph's Service is part of a registered national charity- Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. St Joseph's provides support services for people with a learning disability in Midlothian and Edinburgh. The Service supports 85 people through person centred planning and service delivery in a variety of locations. St Joseph's is set up in circles of best practice which ensures their focus is on connection, friendship inclusion and belonging.