Positive Behaviour Support Helpline: New dates for Support Group Sessions

Bild is continuing to provide small group sessions, via Zoom, for family members and carers of people with learning disabilities. These sessions are co-facilitated by our PBS consultants and family members of people with learning disabilities who are training to become PBS Peer Educators. We have been able to extend these support group sessions, and … Read more

Report shows worrying variation in people’s experiences of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation decisions during the pandemic

A new report, Protect, respect, connect – decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19, from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found worrying variation in people’s experiences of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions during the pandemic, including proposals of ‘blanket’ decisions at local levels. What is a do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation … Read more

We’re recruiting a Qualifications and Diploma Coordinator!

Are you a dedicated, highly motivated professional who is passionate about working with the health, social care and education sectors to help the workforce develop skills to understand the needs of the people they support and improve quality of life? We are recruiting a Qualifications and Diploma Coordinator, who will be responsible for supporting the … Read more

Join our Positive Behaviour Support Associate Consultant Team!

We are seeking to expand our team of Positive Behaviour support (PBS) Associate Consultants at The Centre of Positive Behaviour Support at Bild. Our PBS Associate Consultants deliver workforce development programmes through both face to face and blended learning methods. We are looking for people who have enthusiasm and a drive to improve people’s lives, … Read more

We’re recruiting an eLearning Designer!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an eLearning designer to come and join the Bild team! We are looking for an experienced eLearning designer with strong eLearning design skills to join our team for 4 months, on a temporary contract basis. You will have a demonstrable portfolio of eLearning to support your application. We are … Read more

Join us as a trustee to help us enable excellent support, champion rights and improve quality of life

Professor Gerry Simon set up the British Institute of Learning Disabilities – now known as Bild– in 1971 because he was convinced there could be better support in the community for people with disabilities. We’ve been championing the rights of people with learning disabilities (including people with a learning disability who are also autistic or … Read more

Applications now open for the April 2021 Cohort of Bild’s PBS Qualifications

We are pleased to announce that we are now taking applications for the April 2021 cohort on the Positive Behaviour Support Certificate Level 4 and Practice Leadership in Positive Behaviour Support Level 5. These qualifications are completed online through blended learning methods and there are regular small tutorial group sessions to support the learning journey. The … Read more

Human Rights and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Yesterday was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. To celebrate, The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) held a roundtable event to consider the benefits of direct incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for people with a learning/intellectual disability. At this event, SCLD heard from Sir Robert … Read more

Announcing our new online workshops for Bild Members

We’re delighted to announce a new programme of Bild Member online events, which offer exclusive learning opportunities with national and international experts. There will be a range of topics covered and the first series will focus on positive behaviour support. They will take place each month for six months, starting with the first event on … Read more