Home Care Direct is proud to work with Janet Cobb from Jan-net Ltd who do great work in keeping you connected and in the loop with a collection of national networks in health and learning disability at www.jan-net.co.uk.

Please see below for some of these networks and links on how to join:

UK Health and Learning Disability Network

Hosted by The Foundation for People with a Learning Disability (FPLD)

To join log on to here or visit www.learningdisabilities.org.uk

This is an open network with a focus on health and adults with a learning disability.  Janet Cobb is the network facilitator and an associate consultant with FPLD, if you would like more information you can email Janet directly on  jcobb@learningdisabilities.org.uk

UK Learning Disability Academic Network

Network aimed at university lecturers in learning disability open to anyone with an interest in workforce development and learning disability.

Free membership to join log on here

UK Forensic and Learning Disability Network

Sponsored by Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the National Autistic Society, this network aimed at practitioners with an interest in people with a learning disability in secure settings or at risk of contact with the Criminal Justice System.

Free membership to join log here

UK Epilepsy Network

Another network aimed at practitioners with an interest in Epilepsy.

Free membership to join log on here

UK Continuing Care Network

Network aimed at practitioners working in continuing care and learning disabilities.

Free membership to join log on here

UK GP (Interest in Learning Disabilities) Network

Network aimed at GPs with an interest in health and people with a learning disability.

Free membership to join log on here

These are a mixture of  e-information and face-to-face events in the upcoming months and these are a great free resource to participants.  Also keep an eye out for an article from Home Care Direct in Learning Disability Today publication in April.