New PBS helpline offer for families and carers during Covid-19

Bild is offering a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) helpline to support families and carers of people with learning disabilities, mental health issues or autistic people with the challenges of living with Covid-19 restrictions. Supporters, carers and family members might want to discuss how they are doing, to gain reassurance that they are doing the right … Read more

Blog post – Co-production

Bild’s Learning Disability Advisor and Educator Kate Brackley is writing a series of blog posts for us to share her experiences. She talks to us about co-production and what it means. We all want to work together effectively. What the word co-production really means is working together much better, and having the right qualified person … Read more

Launch of new Helping People Thrive booklet

Helping People Thrive is a new practical guide looking at how to transform the lives of people with a learning disability and/or autistic people who have been detained in hospital or in long term segregation for too long. The Department of Health and Social Care has worked with Baroness Sheila Hollins to bring together stories … Read more

Is ‘being’ the new ‘doing’ in learning disability services? What we can learn from pandemic inactivity/activity

As part of Learning Disability Week 2020, Ambient Support shared their experiences of how the Bild PBS Coaches programme has helped them to meet the challenges of the lockdown restrictions. Ambient Support’s learning disability services locked down to the outside world at the outset of the Corona virus threat and this led to some considerable … Read more

How we can best use support for people with learning disabilities to help them live in the ‘new normal’

Kate Brackley works at Bild and has been writing a series of blog posts for us to share her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. To mark Learning Disability Week, Kate talks about how people with learning disabilities should think about what kind of support they need, and what relationships are important, as the lockdown restrictions … Read more