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Real Support from Real Carers

You are not alone in your role as a carer

Learning Disability Carers Community is dynamic and built on “doing and improving” to defend the rights and lives of people with learning disabilities, their carers and families. It is carer led and run.

Learning Disability Carers Community Derbyshire

How to reach out to our community

We’re based in Chesterfield

Although the information we share is relevant and available to all carers of a learning disabled person

Volunteer

LDCC Volunteers

It doesn’t matter how much or how little time you can spare. Knowledge of the issues surrounding LD and a fire in the belly to make change are the only qualifications needed.

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Meetings

Group of Learning Disabled people

We hold regular meetings in the Chesterfield area. If you feel you can contribute positively why not come along to our next one? We’re a friendly bunch and are always grateful for fresh input and ideas. 

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Our Work

We partner with other local organisations, individuals and businesses to help you in your role as a carer. Keep scrolling to learn more.

**NEW** We’ve partnered with the National Valuing Families Forum to provide a series of FREE workshops covering Transitions and EHC’s, The Care Act and Planning for the Future. Lunch and refreshments are provided and you can do as many workshops as you wish.

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HEALTHCARE REFORM FOR LEARNING DISABLED

Read the preliminary results of our annual health check survey

The main aims of the survey

Read the results

What will happen to your cared for person if you become unwell or die?

www.willingit.co.uk

We’ve linked with Willing It Ltd, a specialist writer of Wills and Asset Protection Trusts for carers. They can help ensure that your cared for person will inherit the money they need without affecting their benefits, or having to leave the family home.

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Arranging care for learning disabled person after your death

Essential info for ESA claims, assessments & appeals

A truly insightful article written by Kitty S Jones

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Workforce development for people with intellectual disabilities

The perspective from people with intellectual disabilities

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Assessments, Eligibility and the new Care Act – top tips

By Kate Whittaker, Community Care Solicitor

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We share information from numerous organisations in the Community

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