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Supporting People workshops and other events give you the chance to find out more about the programme, get expert advice and make contacts.
Look in Your Local Area for information on local Supporting People events.

Are you organising an event of interest nationally? If so, contact

 16/Dec/2004  Borough of Telford and Wrekin SP Beacon Event
The event will focus on involving both partners and service users. It is crucial for the success of the Supporting People Programme that consultation is both extensive and inclusive

The attached link contains all the details and on-line booking
 23/Nov/2004  Supporting People Explained    Document
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Supporting People - Explained!


Many argue that it is impossible to provide effective Supporting People services if you are not aware of how the component parts fit together. This one-day seminar will provide you with a complete picture of what Supporting People is about and how it works.

Every delegate gets a free copy of our newly updated guide ‘Supporting People Explained - The Key Facts‘

The dates are:

LONDON Regents Park Marriott Hotel Monday 1 November

MANCHESTER Victoria & Albert Hotel Weds 10 November

SOLIHULL Renaissance Hotel Tuesday 23 November

 10/Nov/2004  Foundations Annual Conference 2004    Document
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Foundations Annual Conference 2004


Parternships for Independent Living
Home Improvement Agencies - the Vital Link

2004 is an important year for the home improvement agency sector. Along with
an intensive expansion and restructuring programme, supported by the Office
of the Deputy Prime Minister, HIAs are becoming recognised as essential key
service providers linking into health, housing and community safety and
social care agendas.

Who should attend?
Representatives from:
- Social Services
- Supporting People
- Local Authority Housing
- PCTs
- Occupational Therapists
- Housing Associations
- The Voluntary Sector

 9/Nov/2004  Suffolk Supporting People Beacon Event
Suffolk Supporting People:
Tuesday 9th November 2004
Ipswich Town Football Club
The day will involve workshops on current Supporting People issues and will provide an opportunity for the open exchange of ideas and experiences

The attached link contains all the details and on-line booking
 4/Nov/2004  Supporting People Capacity Building Programme    Document
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Supporting People Capacity Building Programme - Half Day Seminars - 28th October - Manchester, 4th November - London

The ODPM are organising half day seminars aimed at all who work to deliver Supporting People locally including local authority staff, Commissioning Body members, providers and wider local partners. They will focus on the Supporting People Capacity Building programme and will provide an opportunity to explore practical solutions to some of the challenges facing the programme. Including the Value Improvement Projects, how to inform the leadership and decision making processes, how to make the transition from legacy to Best Value services and how to develop the supplier base.

The attached flyer contains further information on this event. If you wish to make a booking please complete and return the booking form to Madeleine House, SITRA, 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, Vauxhall, London, SW8 1SJ. Fax: 0207 793 4714. Email:

Please also forward this information to your providers
 2/Nov/2004  Supporting People - Explained! EXTRA LONDON DATE    Document
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Additional London date due to 1 November being fully booked.

- LONDON - Regents Park Marriott Hotel - Tuesday 2 November 2004

Please note that spaces are still available at Manchester (10 November) and Solihull (23 November).