South West Regional Workshop: Aligning Different Programmes

South West Regional Workshop: Aligning Different Programmes17Mar


Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 11:00


Taunton Rugby Football Club, Hyde Lane, Taunton, TA2 8BU

Delivered by

Council for Disabled Children

The Council for Disabled Children invites strategic managers working across education, health and social care and parent carer representatives to attend this full-day workshop on how aligning different strategic programmes go hand in hand with joint working to improve outcomes for children and young people.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Hear an overview of significant reports and work related to joint working overall
  • Understand what is meant by ‘alignment’ with a focus on:
    • Children and Families Act 2014
    • Personalised Care
    • Learning Disability and Autism
    • NHS Long Term Plan
  • Share and reflect on on-going work, successes and challenges with colleagues from across the region
  • Use case studies to explore opportunities for further work on alignment
  • Develop a regional action plan

Who should attend?

  • LA SEN leads, Disabled Children’s Service Managers, Social Care leads, Post-16 and Transition leads and Public Health leads
  • CCG commissioners with responsibility for SEND agenda
  • Designated Medical and Clinical Officers
  • Parent carer representatives (to be coordinated by NNPCF regional rep)

*In order to get the most out of this session we recommend that attendees come along with at least one colleague from another agency and/or service area within your local area.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will:

  • Gain confidence in their understanding of Alignment and their role within the wider picture
  • Learn from examples of best practice and promising approaches to alignment
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues from a range of backgrounds to discuss learning

If you have any questions please contact Marie at  

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