Welcome to Working Together for Change 

“Working for change – Dudley parent carer’s forum is committed to engaging and empowering parents and carers of children with disabilities or additional needs so that they can influence decisions and improve changes to services delivery.”

Members of the forum will work together as individuals, organisations and partners with the aim of ensuring that the voices of parent and carers are heard. They will ensure that all parents and carers in our borough are equipped with the knowledge and skills to influence change working within a framework of agreed values and principles

Latest from the DWTFC blog

 

Regional Parent Carer Forum Update

Regional Parent Carer Forum Update by Claire Powers Last week I (virtually!) attended the Regional Parent Carer Forum meeting.  There was updates from Contact about Co-Production Week https://contact.org.uk/news-and-blogs/celebrating-national-coproduction-week!-coproduction-in-a-changing-world/ and about their recent webinars for Parent/Carers interested in Forum activities (https://contact.org.uk/get-involved/parent-carer-participation/resources-(general)/). Our West Midlands Regional representative Zara updated us on the work being done at national level.  Again I’d recommend regularly revisiting the NNPCF’s news page (http://www.nnpcf.org.uk/working-list-of-nnpcf-representations-on-covid-19/) as things are moving on quickly at the moment and at the time of ...
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New Letter – Edition 14

The latest edition of the Dudley Parent Carer News Letter is out now! Please click here to view the latest edition. Also please, please, please... could you take 10 minutes to fill in the questionnaire (click here) as Ofsted and the CQC will be reinspecting Dudley MBC's SEND provision.  Your views and answers to the questions will go a long way to giving some vital background information and the views of parents and carers to this process. You could also have ...
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Ofsted / CQC inspectors are returning

 Ofsted / CQC inspectors are returning and would like to hear from you as to how SEND provision in Dudley differs from last year. Now is your time to provide your thoughts, share your experiences and have your say! This is a survey that we repeat annually, inspectors were impressed at the number and quality of submissions in preparation for the inspection in 2019. Over 180 parents got involved, were heard and made a difference! we need you to get involved and ...
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Summer Kids Club

Breathing Space Therapeutic Services, will be running a summer kids club at Baggeridge Country Park between 27th July - 28th August for 8 to 12 year olds. All weather facilities are provide and the scheme will run Monday - Friday 10am -4pm (extra hours can be booked at a additional cost). Please click here to see the flyer and further details ...
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