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Partnership Board Task Groups

The Learning Disabilities Partnership Board has a large number of task groups. A lot of the work of the Partnership Board is carried out in these groups. They focus on different priorities on behalf of the Board, to make sure we make progress in these areas.

These are the task groups of the Partnership Board

  • Improving Health

  • Complex needs
    - Profound and multiple learning disabilities
    - Challenging behaviour
    - Autism
    - Dementia

  • Workforce development

  • Communication

  • A Good Job - employment

  • Leisure and Friendships

  • Holiday guidelines

  • BME Inclusion

The Partnership Board is also working on our priority of 'Keeping Safe', including:

  • Safeguarding

  • Hate crime

You can find out more about the work of the task groups by reading our Annual Report.

There are also other groups connected to the Partnership Board which feed into the Board through the elected reps:

Sheffield People's Parliament

The People's Parliament is a forum for adults with a learning disability. Click on this link to find out more about Parliament...

Members of People's Parliament (MPPs)

The Members of People's Parliament (MPPs) have been elected to represent adults with a learning disability. They lead the People's Parliament and sit on the Partnership Board. Click on this link to find out more about the MPPs.

Family Carer Reps

The Family Carer Reps represent the interests of family carers, and those they care for, on the Partnership Board and on its various working groups. The Family Carer Reps link with the FLASh (Families Lobbying and Advising Sheffield) group, a lobbying and advisory group which meets monthly and draws on the experiences and concerns of a wide range of carers in the city. FLASh meetings are held before each Partnership Board meeting to consider agenda items and agree feedback from carers. Click on this link to find out more about the family carer reps and FLASh group.

Voluntary Community and Faith Sector Reps

The Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector reps represent the views, wishes and concerns of this sector on the Learning Disabilities Partnership Board. Click on this link to find out more about the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector Reps.