What people say
20 years in a job – it refreshed my enthusiasm
More confident when challenging poor practice – and advocating for Service Users Rights in relation to their care plans.
I tend to think more about how I go about my work in order to support my client to the best of my ability and to always put the client first treating them with respect and dignity and ensuring they have a good quality of…
I have managed to encourage and support a service user to go on a bus independently which has totally changed their life for the better. Most rewarding part of my career so far.
Everyone has an equal voice and are given that opportunity.Fife Provider Forum
Members seek to look for all opportunities to partnership working.Fife Provider Forum
Accurate, concise notes are shared quickly.Fife Provider Forum
Good example of partnership working, Council representatives share information and listen to Providers.Fife Provider Forum
I take knowledge and information that I may otherwise not have known back to discuss with Management Board/Staff Team.Fife Provider Forum
ARC Provider Forum SDS Joint workshops – very useful from Fife Council perspective to work together, identify issues and next steps on increasing joint working and awareness of SDS. Workshop report has fed into Fife’s S…Fife Provider Forum
Thanks for your help with that – and thank you also for being so warmly welcoming yesterday – it’s not alway s easy to join groups that have been meeting for a while, but that was a really lovely experience yesterday and…Chief Executive, Mental Health Aberdeen
I thoroughly enjoyed today’s meeting and look forward to attending more.Service Manager, Cornerstone
You are a font of knowledge and it is so refreshing to attend a meeting and have folk like you who are able to contribute so much update. Thank You.TRFS
It’s better since using the Charter, you can choose your own staff.
We are rolling out person centred plans for everyone in the organisation who wants one.
The Charter has helped me do more on my own.
I want to be right in the middle of making decisions.
We already have a level of involvement and aspiration to improve this. The Charter has acted as a catalyst for this.
The Charter has helped because our involvement is in writing and to see it on paper makes us proud.
I feel more confident, being able to sit and talk to people without having help. I would never have been able to do that before.
Things dont need to be difficult to get your point across. It will let folk see that people with learning disabilities are not stupid and can say what they want very clearly.
I used to panic in a room with lots of people. Now I can sit in a room and listen to what people say.
I would like to sit at the top table and speak about how my life is changing.
The Charter is a brilliant template for organisations on the inclusion journey.
Having our Say is our involvement policy. It was written by us.
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ARC Scotland leads and facilitates local and national partnerships and networks that involve hundreds of professionals and supported people across Scotland.
These capitalise on the willingness of organisations and individuals to work together for the benefit of supported people. We believe this is precious resource that should be nurtured.
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