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Lifeways

Lifeways provides support services for people with diverse and often complex needs, including people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism and Asperger's, acquired brain injuries and complex behavioural or health needs. Lifeways works across the country, but provides these services in Wandsworth:

Live Too Limited

Live Too Limited provide supported living and community support services to adults with learning disabilities in Wandsworth and the surrounding boroughs of London.    

Mental Capacity Act

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is a law which came into force in 2007. It covers people in England and Wales and is designed to safeguard the rights of, and to empower individuals who can’t make some or all decisions for themselves. It is a law that applies to…

Metropolitan (and Metropolitan Support Trust)

Metropolitan provides integrated housing services, care and support services and community regeneration. It provides services mostly in London and most of its services in Wandsworth are for people with learning disabilities. The services available in Wandsworth include: Residential care homes (Cavendish Road and Old…

National Police Autism Association

We are an independent group supporting – and run by – UK police officers, staff and volunteers who are affected by autism (including Asperger syndrome) and other neurodiverse conditions such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and depression. We welcome all police personnel with a personal, family or professional interest…

NSPCC Guide to safeguarding, managing risk and personal budgets

This guide written by Nic Crosby, Shirley Wilson and David Miller from In Control, supports the work to implement personal budgets as part of the special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms.  

POhWER

POhWER is a charity that provides information, advocacy and advice services across England, offering direct and local support via Professionals and Volunteers. Our independent, free services reach individuals struggling with particular challenges in their lives. POhWER now delivers the Independent Health Complaints Advocacy Service to 20…

Preparing for Adulthood (PfA)

The Preparing for Adulthood programme (PfA) is funded by the Department for Education as part of the delivery support for the SEN and disability reforms.   Their website is a rich source of learning examples and resources.

Protecting children and adults from abuse in the UK and aboard - Booklet

This booklet has been developed by the Wandsworth Safeguarding Children and Young People Board (WSCB) and Community Safety Partnership (CSP). The booklet provides useful information on where to go for help. The booklet contains specific information on: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Forced Marriage Travel to…

Proud Parents from Free2B

Proud Parents is a group for parents of LGBTQ+ children, supported by Free2B.  Free2B is a London based Community Interest Company with the aim of supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, those questioning their sexuality &/or gender, plus individuals who define themselves by alternative identities…