Growing older with a learning disability - what do we need to do?
The presentations from the BILD International Ageing Well Research and Practice Conference, December 2015
This conference explored recent national and international research and practice related to ageing and people with a learning disability and how these influenced policy development and the provision of good support.
Providing good support to people with intellectual disabilities as they grow older: what do we know and why is it so hard to achieve
Christine Bigby – Living with a Disability Research Centre, Australia
Promoting the health and wellbeing of older people with a learning disability in England
Lyn Romeo – Office of the Chief Social Worker for Adults, Department of Health, England
The lives and needs of older people with learning disabilities in Ireland
Eilish Burke – IDS-TILDA team, Trinity College, Dublin
17 Years on
GOLD Group, London, England
Providing good support
Hema Abeyatunge – Regard Services, England
Winner of the Award for Supporting Older People with Learning Disabilities at the 2015 National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards
Living well with dementia: lessons for policy and practice from lived experiences of dementia
Karen Watchman – Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, University of West of Scotland, Scotland