Reports & Recommendations

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Supporting and informing the refresh of the Thurrock Council Direct Payments Policy

Following a series of 6 workshops throughout July 2018- this Thurrock Coalition Report and Recommendations Paper provides an evidence base upon which Thurrock Council can refresh and update the Direct Payments Policy for 2018 onwards that takes account of and acts upon the lived experiences, views, feedback and needs of individuals, family members and carers Read more about Supporting and informing the refresh of the Thurrock Council Direct Payments Policy[…]

Thurrock Coalition – Informing the Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Mental Health Peer Review

Thurrock Council recently made a request for Thurrock Coalition to plan, facilitate and run an engagement event to gather the views of individuals, family members, carers with lived experience of accessing and using Mental Health Services and support in Thurrock. The results of which would help to inform the upcoming Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Read more about Thurrock Coalition – Informing the Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Mental Health Peer Review[…]

Have Your Say on the Upcoming Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Peer Review – June 2018

This is your opportunity to Have Your Say on the Upcoming Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Peer Review – taking place in June 2018. The Topic is all about Mental Health Services & Support in Thurrock. An EasyRead version of this information and the Survey is available to download and complete from here: Thurrock MH Read more about Have Your Say on the Upcoming Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Peer Review – June 2018[…]

Thurrock Coalition – Informing the Preparing For Adulthood Strategy for Thurrock

Thurrock Council made a request for Thurrock Coalition to plan, facilitate, inform and assist in the development of the Preparing for Adulthood Strategy, via a series of Engagement events and initiatives. It was agreed that this process needs to be informed by the views of Young People, parents and carers, schools and health to ascertain Read more about Thurrock Coalition – Informing the Preparing For Adulthood Strategy for Thurrock[…]

Thurrock Diversity Network Collated Response to the Government’s Blue Badge Citizen Survey

Thurrock Diversity Network Limited is a Community Benefit Society, working for the benefit of Disabled Adult Residents in Thurrock, promoting inclusive services and independent living. At a Network meeting in October 2017 our members took part in the Government’s recent “Blue Badge Citizen Survey” The stated aims of the Survey are to: The Department for Read more about Thurrock Diversity Network Collated Response to the Government’s Blue Badge Citizen Survey[…]

Recommendations & Questions re: The Thurrock Local Account 2016

Thurrock Diversity Network held a series of Workshops in April & May 2017 to design and develop a series of questions relating to the 10 Priorities in the Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Local Account 2016. Attendees also put forward a series of recommendations to shape the process, content and substance of next year’s Local Read more about Recommendations & Questions re: The Thurrock Local Account 2016[…]

Thurrock Coalition – Empowering Equipment Event – February 2017

In partnership with the Thurrock Autism Action Group, Thurrock Coalition ran a launch event of our new Assistive Equipment Hire Service, that showcased accessible technology for people on the Autistic Spectrum in Thurrock. Summary & Background In late 2014 the government announced the Autism Innovation (Capital) Funding scheme. This provided £18,500 for local authorities across Read more about Thurrock Coalition – Empowering Equipment Event – February 2017[…]

Transforming the Justice System Consultation event

•    A Workshop was held in order to discuss the Ministry of Justice Proposals to change how Appeals are heard and the composition of Appeal Panels in Welfare Benefit cases – including Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment & Support Allowance (ESA) a)    The Government want to introduce online “Assisted Digital” programme for processing of Read more about Transforming the Justice System Consultation event[…]

Event to engage with and feed views into the Government inquiry on Funding for Adult Social Care, innovation, developments and role of Carers in supporting Adult Social Care

Event held in order for TDN Members to engage with and feed views into the Government inquiry on Funding for Adult Social Care, innovation, developments and role of Carers in supporting Adult Social Care. We drafted a formal submission to the Parliamentary Commission enquiry on the issue of ASC Funding. The Formal Submission was sent Read more about Event to engage with and feed views into the Government inquiry on Funding for Adult Social Care, innovation, developments and role of Carers in supporting Adult Social Care[…]

Disabled Access Day 2016

Thurrock Diversity Network Limited decided to get involved on Disabled Access Day 2016. The annual initiative is aimed at all disabled people, their families, friends and carers. It is all about showcasing accessible venues and facilities across the U.K, increasing inclusion and participation of Disabled people in society. More information is available at: www.disabledaccessday.com Thurrock Read more about Disabled Access Day 2016[…]

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