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Mencap Cymru

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Supported Loving is coming to Wales- training from our Founder Claire Bates on how to support relationships for social care providers

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Dr Claire Bates is the founder of the Supported Loving Network which promotes best practice around supporting people with learning disabilities to have loving relationships, she is also a researcher at the University of Kent's Tizard Centre exploring the topic of sexuality and relationships for people with learning disabilities.

Claire was also a consultant on the CQC guidance on "Relationships and Sexuality in Care Settings"- she is offering an introductory course for supporters of adults with a learning disability to on how best to support and promote positive relationships for adults with learning disabilities. Course participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences and knowledge and engage in joint problem solving

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Why consideration of relationships and sexuality is important in the lives of people with a learning disability including current research in this area

A brief summary of the law in this area

The barriers that people face in expressing their sexuality and how these can be overcome.

Presentation of a guided decision-making model that can be used by supporters to aid interventions

An exploring of mental capacity in regards to sexuality and how to assess risk

Understanding how to write a robust sexuality and relationships policy

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