Valuing People Now is inclusive of those groups who are least heard and often excluded. This reflects concerns expressed by respondents to the consultation on Valuing People Now that service providers, commissioners and policy makers were not specifically addressing the needs of these groups, including:
- people with complex needs;
- people from Black and Minority Ethnic Groups and newly arrived communities;
- people with autistic spectrum conditions; and
- offender in custody and in the community.
People with learning disabilities can be active citizens in different ways, like:
Some people with learning disabilities are involved in their communities as volunteers and advocates for other community organisations.
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