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6 July 2022

BILD’s Growing Older with Learning Disabilities (GOLD) network is delighted to announce early bird booking is now open for the 2022 Ageing Well with Learning Disabilities Conference.

Held in Birmingham’s Crown Plaza Hotel on 30 September,  with attendees also having the option to attend online, the conference will feature a range of fantastic keynotes from professionals working in the field and people with lived experience, exploring best practice in supporting people as they age.

Health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities are well documented and the Ageing Well with Learning Disabilities Conference will offer an opportunity to learn, discuss and contribute to the conversation exploring how best practice in supporting people with learning disabilities throughout their lives.

In addition, a range of workshops will offer the opportunity to explore practical ways of supporting people to achieve the good quality health and care they are entitled to. Other important topics covered will include best practice for people on an end of life pathway and loneliness and isolation in older age.

The programme will support those working directly with people with learning disabilities and autistic people, as well those with a more managerial or strategic role within services.

Click here to register.

Click here to see the programme.