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Pathways to Getting a Life: transition planning for full lives

Pathways to Getting a Life: transition planning for full lives

14th Mar 2011 at 12:24

This document reports on the transition work undertaken in the Getting a Life programme, which ran from April 2008 to the end of March 2011, as part of the Valuing People Now employment work. Getting a Life was set up to look at the support needed by young people with a severe learning disability to achieve paid employment and full lives when they leave education.
Job Coaching or Supported Employment

Job Coaching or Supported Employment

31st Mar 2010 at 15:50

In Valuing Employment Now, the Government committed to publish standards for job coaching to drive improvements in supported employment provision, to ensure that more people with learning disabilities, especially people with moderate to severe learning disabilities, get and keep jobs. This paper discusses what makes good supported employment. The document looks at the definition, guiding principles and stages of supported employment.

Tags: Employment, Supported Employment, Guide

Doing what works – briefing on individual placement and support

Doing what works – briefing on individual placement and support

23rd Feb 2009 at 18:34

People who experience severe and enduring mental health problems have one of the lowest employment rates in the UK. Yet the vast majority want to work, and with the right support many people can. Large numbers of people have and can be supported to get and keep paid competitive employment through Individual Placement and Support (IPS). This briefing outlines the evidence base for IPS and provides information on how to 'do what works'.

Tags: Employment, Good Health, Guide

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