Well-being and Learning Disability Programme

The aim of this programme of work is to give children, young people and adults with a learning disability a sense of belonging and an ability to participate in an inclusive community.

To fully address the transformation of services for the learning disability population, the West Glamorgan Well-being and Learning Disability Programme was established in 2021. The programme is led by a dedicated Board (the Learning Disability Programme Board) with membership comprising Third Sector organisations, people with lived experience, parent carers, and representatives from Swansea Bay University Health Board, Swansea Social Services, Neath Port Talbot Social Services and Education.

The Learning Disability Programme Board aspires to build on previous successes and make changes where needed to transform services, enabling people with a learning disability to live fulfilling lives based on what matters to them. The intention is to ensure people with a learning disability have access to additional support in order to reach their full potential, and to eliminate barriers and inequalities.

The programme provides a complementary function to the purposes of the other programmes within West Glamorgan, including Transforming Complex Care, Children and Young People, Carers, and Emotional Well Being and Mental Health.

Learning Disability Strategy 2024-2029

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The Learning Disability Programme Board have recently co-produced a new five-year regional Learning Disability Strategy (for adults), along with a supporting action plan.

Downloadable copies of the full version and the Easy Read document can be found below.
The action plan provides the Learning Disability Programme Board with future priorities and projects to be developed over the lifespan of the Strategy.

Strategy Documents

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