Presentations now available for download: Supporting Citizenship Conference

(27 Oct 2011)

The National Federation of Voluntary Bodies in co-operation with the Centre for Disability, Law & Policy hosted a Conference entitled: “More Choice, More Control” - Supporting Citizenship through Individualised Supports on Thursday, 3rd November, 2011 in Clayton Hotel, Galway. The specific aim of the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies event was to create space for useful discussion and exploration with key international speakers on how to make the change to individualised supports a reality.

Presentations now available to download:

Citizenship for All: There is no yellow brick road
Brian Salisbury, Director of Strategic Planning, Community Living British Columbia, Canada.

Investments Agencies Need to Make in Ensuring Person Centered Systems Transformation
Patricia Fratangelo, Onondaga Community Living, Syracuse, New York.

Delivering a National Personal Budgets Policy - Lessons from England Martin Routledge, Head of Operations, In Control, UK.

Programme available here.

Keynote Speakers at this event were:

  • Brian Salisbury, Director of Strategic Planning, Community Living British Columbia, Canada who was involved in the architecture and methods of making the Community Living British Columbia Model (CLBC)
  • Martin Routledge, Head of Operations of In Control, UK, previously of Putting People First, Department of Health, UK, was a founding member of In Control which has pioneered self directed support in the UK.
  • Pat Fratangelo Onondaga Community Living, Syracuse, USA, is well known as having a traditional service to one that is completely focused on supporting people in their lives.

Our event was hosted in cooperation with Centre for Disability Law & Policy, NUIG, who organised a separate but connected conference on the following day Friday 4th November, 2011. You can download this Programme here. The two days provided a very useful opportunity to come to a comprehensive understanding of the issues involved.



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