Building Bridges Training

Building Bridges Training

At a glance

Causes

  • Campaigning
  • Financial inclusion
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Local / community
  • Social care
  • Training / employment support

Other details

Geographical remit: 
National - England

Objectives

Building Bridges Training is an independent social enterprise which makes a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability through co-delivering training and research.  Building Bridges Training enables people with a learning disability to be included and have full and valued roles in their local community.

Activities

  1. Inclusive research with people with a learning disability to understand the issues that affect the lives of people with a learning disability.We have a research group that meet monthly, plus additional project work depending on current funding.We have undertaken research projects on topics such as living independently, claiming PIP, and currently on the election and politics.

  2. Training the staff who work with people with a learning disability such as giving good support to parents with a learning disability, setting up a social enterprise

  3. Training the staff from mainstream organisations so they can better understand and support people with a learning disability who use their services

  4. Delivering courses for people with a learning disability on topics such as financial capability ‘Managing my Money’ and well-being ‘Look After Yourself’

  5. Producing resources; these include good practice guidelines for staff such as producing easy read information and easy read resources for people with a learning disability such as a keep safe check list, money and banking dictionary

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