Who we are and what we do

Who we are

The Learning Disability Partnership Board is here to improve the lives of people with a learning disability in Warwickshire.

  • We help people to be more independent, have healthier lifestyles and have more choice and control over their lives.
  • Making sure that the priorities of Valuing People Now happens with the help of their delivery plan
  • The partnership board is co-chaired by a Learning Disability Service Provider in Warwickshire and a   L earning D isability R epresentative.

Members of the board

  • Deborah Smith – Lead Practitioner Safeguarding Adults
  • Louise Turner – Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
  • Becky Turner – Coventry and Warwickshire Partnerhsip Trust
  • Tom Guest – Learning Disability Representative
  • Louise Pooler – Learning Disability Representative
  • Sammy King – Learning Disability Representative
  • Connor McCullough – Young Person’s Learning Disability Representative
  • Mary Overton – Carer Representative
  • David Price – Carer Representative
  • Mike Lee – Service Provider
  • Sherryl Gaskell – Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
  • Philomena Humphries – Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
  • Cathy Watts – Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
  • Jatinder Kaur – Carer Representative
  • Pawlina Clemons – Service Manager Disabilities
  • Sue Green – Service Manager, All Age Disabilities/Strategic Commissioning
  • Kim Ford – Brandon Trust, Provider Representative
  • Gemma Stainthorp – Learning Disability Commissioner
  • Jo-An Golding – Warwickshire Police
  • Colin Twidale – Individual Support Solutions (ISS), Service Provider
  • Nicola Rossington – Contract Monitoring Officer
  • Jonathon Van Zeller – Learning Disability Representative

Advocates

  • Dawn Nicholls - Empowerment Worker
  • Samantha Keogh-Collins - Empowerment Worker

Administrators/Clerical

  • Gemma Stainthorp - Integrated Disability Commissioner, All Age Disability Team
  • Charlotte Courtney - Commissioning Support Officer, All Age Disability Team

What we do

  • Help people to be more independent, have healthier lifestyles and have more choice and control over their lives.
  • Make sure that the priorities of ‘Valuing People Now’ happen with the help of their delivery plan.
  • Bring together local plans and partnerships to make sure that everyone works well together to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities.
  • Make sure the views and priorities of people with a learning disability are heard, respected and thought about.
  • Make sure that the Warwickshire Joint Adult Learning Disability Statement of Intent 2015-2020 and Valuing People Now – White Paper are delivered and the lives of local people with a learning disability are improving.
  • Share local and national information; publicise partnership board meetings and have minutes in easy read with pictures and audio.
  • The partnership board also monitors the work and delivery plan of the Warwickshire Joint Adult Learning Disability Statement of Intent 2015-2020.