COVID-19

During the restriction of movements as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak all scheduled meetings listed on the North Yorkshire Partnership website will not be taking place or will be carried out virtually. For further information please contact the named contact for the relevant meetings or email nypartnerships@northyorks.gov.uk

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Living a good life

Living a good life.png Everyone has a right to live the best life they can. A good life means different things to different people. Our work helps services to make it easier for people with a learning disability to live a good life, whatever they want to do.

 

On this page you will find information and resources about:

 

A Place I Call Home – our work to make it easier for people with a learning disability and autism to find a place to call home 
 

Employment and Jobs – what we are doing to help people think about and find a job that they enjoy  
 

Transport and Travel – our work to help people to travel safely and independently and to improve the accessibility of public transport
 

Human Rights – our work to help people with a learning disability and/or autism understand and stand up for their human rights. We have made some Human Rights Activity Packs to help people have conversations about human rights.
 

Friendships and Relationships – our work to support people to have friendships and safe intimate relationships
 

Direct Payments – our work to support people with a learning disability to be able to understand and use direct payments

 

Useful resources

Work - paid and unpaid 
The thoughts of members of the Craven and Harrogate Local Area Group about the things that stop them from getting work.
 

Finding a home and support services 
Information for people with learning disabilities about finding a home or getting more support in their current home.
 

Top tips for saving money on energy bills 
We have developed some useful tips on how to save money and stay warm in winter.
 

The Home Alone Campaign
Information about what to do if something unexpected happens when you are at home alone.


Learning Disability England Life Begins at Home pack
A guide to help families and housing, health and social care staff understand the housing choices available.

Technology top tips for keeping in touch with care home residents
These tips were developed by member of the Keeping in Touch Task Group. They suggest how technology can be used to help people who live in care to keep in touch and have safe catch ups with family and loved ones.

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