What people say
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
Things don’t 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 am more confident, more independent, speak up – now not afraid. Made lots of friends.NIN Member
ARC keeps the focus very real, on the people we are supporting and staff. They are very grounded in the real issues for people.
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
The Charter has helped because our involvement is in writing and to see it on paper makes us proud.
For us (the Charter) has become a quality assurance standard and the people we support keep us informed if we are not doing things as we should. It has made a big difference to us.
The tiger says ‘we have the power and strength to make this happen’.
I feel I am not losing out on life and live my life the way I want to live my life, it is my life!NIN Member
I feel more involved in my communityNIN Member
Watch the film: Members of Borders Providers forum discuss their work
ARC Scotland is funded by the Scottish Government to facilitate Provider Forums in 8 local authority areas – Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee City, Fife, Perth and Kinross, Moray and Scottish Borders.
The aim is to improve the quality of life for people who have a learning disability by supporting anyone who is involved in the planning and delivery of support and services.