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Choose Life, Choose Self-Directed Support

15th March 2017 @ 10:15 am - 3:30 pm


The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Join LivinToGeThere for a conference celebrating Self-directed Support and the opportunities it can bring.

LivingTogeThere is a Community Interest Company dedicated to guiding people through Self-directed Support. This conference is sponsored by the Life Changes Trust. The conference will focus on thinking differently, challenging the ‘usual’ and exploring creative ways to make Self-directed Support work. You will learn about Creative examples of Self-directed Support. We will demystify Self-directed Support (policies, jargon and loooooong processes). You will explore the benefits of working together and Advocacy, Brokerage and Mentoring.

How? What? Why?

• Opening and welcome from LivingTogeThere – A Community Interest Company.
• ‘My Self-directed Support experience’. A straightforward, honest insight into the eventually successful journey for
• Advocacy, the evolving and beneficial role of advocacy within Self-directed support. Examples of how to do it well.
• Brokerage, the role it can play in utilising Self-directed Support. Examples of how to do it well.
• Mentoring, how to use this approach to develop skills for the future. Examples of how to do it well.
• ‘It wasn’t out there so we did it ourselves’. A powerful example of peer collaboration using individual outcomes for
service development.
• ‘I may be getting older but it’s still my choice’, a reflective story of a person sharing their difficult journey. What they
needed then, what they need now.
• A forward thinking Local Authority. The areas that are thinking differently!
• Navigating the road – uplifting discussion and contribution focused on making the best use of resources.

Our Audience
• Anyone with an interest in utilising Self-directed Support .
• Anyone currently using Self-directed Support.
• Third sector workers, middle managers and other related staff who work on Assessment and Referral of individuals.
• Individuals working in the fields of Advocacy, Brokerage, Coaching, Mentoring, Social Enterprise, Health and Social
Care service delivery.
• Local Authority Health and Social Work staff, Health and Social Care Partnerships, Assessment and Care Management staff.
• Independent sector staff, Development Managers, Service Managers, Training Managers.

Tickets will be £10, we believe it is important to put a value on attending. The ticket price includes lunch and

tea/coffee. We anticipate approximately 100-125 people will attend.

Booking places
We will take bookings directly, please email [email protected]. To discuss any aspect of booking your tickets
please telephone Julie – 07949037772

Stay and play
We have allowed for some after event discussion and have booked space for participants to discuss the day from 3.30pm –
The event will be filmed and views of participants recorded.
A short film of the event will be published, participants will be encouraged to establish contacts and work on ideas. True
partnership working


15th March 2017
10:15 am - 3:30 pm
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07949 037772
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The Lighthouse
11 Mitchell Lane
Glasgow, G1 3NU United Kingdom
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