Growing Older – What Matters
- People with learning disabilities having the chance to talk about growing older with their peers and with people who support them.
- Family carers knowing how to check their relative is receiving the right support.
- Organisations and individuals who provide support knowing what helps people with learning disabilities to have a good life as they grow older.
Growing Older – Resources to help
Talking Together: Facilitating peer support activities to help people with learning disabilities understand about growing older and living with dementia
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Growing Older – How we can help
Run workshops to help people with learning disabilities understand what is happening as they grow older including living with dementia and how to cope with some of the challenges
Run workshops for family carers to enable them to assess whether their relative is getting the right support as they grow older
Train support staff to understand about growing older and/or living with dementia
Work with organisations who want to get better at supporting people with learning disabilities as they grow older.