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Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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Suffolk’s communications response to CQC pilot

Matt Woor was Suffolk County Council’s Communications Lead for Adult Social Care when they volunteered to be part of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) pilot.

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Safe Soulmates: a friendship organisation for adults who have additional needs

Safe Soulmates is a friendship organisation for adults who have additional needs including autistic adults and adults with a learning disability.  It runs social events and can support individuals to form romantic relationships if there is a mutual connection. This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people.

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Autism in Schools

This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people. This co-produced report was commissioned from the Building the Right Support (BTRS) Advisory Group, as part of the wider action plan developed by the Building the Right Support Delivery Board. It has been supported by Partners in Care and Health.

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Bettertogether: working with adults who have any disability

This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people. This co-produced report was commissioned from the Building the Right Support (BTRS) Advisory Group, as part of the wider action plan developed by the Building the Right Support Delivery Board. It has been supported by Partners in Care and Health.

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Gig Buddies: for adults with a learning disability and volunteers

This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people. This co-produced report was commissioned from the Building the Right Support (BTRS) Advisory Group, as part of the wider action plan developed by the Building the Right Support Delivery Board. It has been supported by Partners in Care and Health.

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Health and Justice Strategy: fully inclusive of people with a learning disability and autistic people

Greater Manchester is the first city-region to develop a Health and Justice Strategy. It is fully inclusive of people with a learning disability and autistic people. It was the first time that health, social care, and criminal justice services came together to look at the issues in an integrated wider strategy. This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people.

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Imagineer: founded on inclusive principles

This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people. This co-produced report was commissioned from the Building the Right Support (BTRS) Advisory Group, as part of the wider action plan developed by the Building the Right Support Delivery Board. It has been supported by Partners in Care and Health.

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In Control: set up by recipients of health and social care

In Control aims to support to help people live an ordinary life and will not support any action that results in institutional living and to advance the education of the public; and seeks to ensure that people are included and that their human rights are upheld. This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people.

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Lives Through Friends practice: assisting people who need social care support to self-direct

This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people. This co-produced report was commissioned from the Building the Right Support Advisory Group, as part of the wider action plan developed by the Building the Right Support Delivery Board. It has been supported by Partners in Care and Health.

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mASCot: a membership group for the parents of autistic children

This case study forms part of the What Good Looks Like report on people with a learning disability and autistic people. This co-produced report was commissioned from the Building the Right Support Advisory Group, as part of the wider action plan developed by the Building the Right Support Delivery Board. It has been supported by Partners in Care and Health.

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