VODG annual conference 2017 roundup

20170913 Annual conference event roundup
Wednesday 13th September saw members of VODG (the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group) come together with investors and sponsors for our annual conference. This is the social share!


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Mixit perform STOMP it out

20170913 Annual conference event roundup
 
Mixit performed their issue-driven drama that reminds us that people with learning disabilities are people first and that we all have the same rights, hopes and dreams. Find out more about STOMP here and sign up for updates here
@brazenprods
 

@brazenprods

 
At #vodg17 @VODGmembership to see @MiXiT_MUSIC @SScown seems to be the warm up act! 
@paula_braynion
 

@heathgunn

 
Mixit performing a fantastic thought provoking start to #VODG17
@sarahmaguire30
 

@sarahmaguire30

 
Stop taking the easy way #STOMP out over medication @VODGmembership @LearningDisEng @Choice_Support 

Plenary: Professor Tom Shakespeare

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@lesley_dixon

 
@TommyShakes importance of people doing things for themselves. Creation of over dependence wrong on so may levels #vodg17
Tom Shakespeare (Slide deck)
 

Tom Shakespeare (Slide deck)

@paula_braynion
 

@lisahopkins01

 
@TommyShakes reminding #VODG17 that it’s not about systems, it’s about relationships and helping people to fish for themselves
@tommyshakes
 

@tommyshakes

 
Loved meeting folks at #VODG17. Reminded them of lots they already knew! Relationships, emotions, grassroot connections…

Morning breakouts

  • Where next implementing the national living wage?
  • Can collaborative approaches to commissioning transform lives?
  • How can social care improve engagement with STPs?
@vodgmembership
 

@vodgmembership

 
@EmmaBurrows1 @TrowersEmp providing the latest insight and intelligence to VODG members on minimum wage issues at #VODG17 @Trowers
@vodgmembership
 

@vodgmembership

 
@dianefrench3515 calls for improved evidence from #socialcare providers to improve greater engagement with #STPs #VODG17
@vodgmembership
 

@vodgmembership

 
How can #socialcare be better about describing a way of collaborating asks @AislingDuffy_ #VODG17

Plenary: Baron Low of Dalston

@michellehsa
 

@michellehsa

 
Great to be at the #VODG17 conference listening to Lord Low of Dalston
@aislingduffy_
 

@aislingduffy_

 
On lobbying … it’s campaigning, its advocacy – vital to educate govt in what don’t understand- disabled ppl & VCS role Lord Low #VODG17
@johntizard
 

@johntizard

 
Campaigning should be core be activity for charities and VCS especially those of and for people with disabilities as I will say at #VODG17 https://t.co/4HiIhOtR
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Afternoon breakouts

  • How can we continue to promote equality and human rights during times of financial constraint? 
  • Wellbeing team as a radical new model for delivering care and support
  • Gearing up together for the adult social care consultation
@vodgmembership
 

@vodgmembership

 
CQC’s equality & diversity lead Lucy Wilkinson presenting #EquallyOutstanding to VODG memers at #VODG17 Report here https://t.co/EMbtc3xi
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@sscown
 

@sscown

 
The key ways to boost well-being #VODG17
@vodgmembership
 

@vodgmembership

 
Lots of ideas as to how VODG members can work together, plan ahead and influence the #socialcare consultation paper at #VODG17

Plenary: John Tizard

JOHN TIZZARD (Slide Deck)
 

@sscown

 
Interesting to hear about the origins of VODG – 6 national charities providing residential services and cross subsidising even then #VODG17
@sscown
 

John Tizard
(Slide deck)

@michellehsa
 

@michellehsa

 
Hearing about progress over last 25 yrs John Tizard “some change but too much familiarity” @VODGmembership #VODG17
@johnadamsebble
 

@johnadamsebble

 
@JohnTizard has a unique wealth & unparalleled knowledge of the third sector, commissioning, local gov & national politics. 
@johntizard
 

@johntizard

 
Great @VODGmembership conference. Much energy and determination with a focus on rights and entitlements. Collective sector voice is vital.
@joclare57
 

@joclare57

 
@VODGmembership #VODG17 Brilliant annual conference. Confident VODG will back DISABILITY FIGHT BACK and defence of disability rights post EU
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20170913 Annual conference event roundup

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