News

We work with a wide range of individuals and organisations driving forward our fundamental belief and vision that disabled people of all ages are valued and equal citizens, in control of their own lives.

Wolverhampton welcomes the Young Peoples SEND Board

On a muggy Tuesday evening on May 16th 2017 young people from across the city of Wolverhampton came together at The Way for the first meeting of the Young Peoples SEND board.

#STOMP Stopping the Over-Medication of People with a learning disability, autism or both

Changing Our Lives is proud to be supporting the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) in its STOMP campaign to stop the over-medication of people with a learning disability and/or autism who use care services in England.

Got My Back – planning a new postural awareness campaign

As a result of the Got My Back conference in September 2016 people have come together from across the country to write a national postural care strategy.

Sandwell Mental Health People’s Parliament – our plans for the next twelve months

Mental Health Newsletter May 2017 The Mental Health People’s Parliament will hold its next session on the 15th June 2017 at 10am – 1pm.

Sandwell’s Early Years team learn about Sky’s the Limit!

‘Keep Up’ was born out of a desire by young disabled people who want to tell professionals that they need to raise their game in supporting them to meet the aspirations that they have for themselves.

Sandwell Challenge Board get down to business!

On a sunny Saturday in West Bromwich it was time for training to begin!  The young people of Sandwell that have been selected to lead Sandwell Challenge Board came together in preparation for their role on the board.

Sky’s the Limit launch their first report!

Since 2016 Changing Our Lives have been working in coproduction with Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to change the way that care and support is designed, developed and delivered.

Young people led Challenge Board brings strategic coproduction to SEND!

Changing Our Lives is supporting young people to lead a new Challenge Board.

An update on iHAL

Changing Our Lives is one of four organisations that forms the membership of the Advisory Group to Improving Health and Lives (IHaL), the part of Public Health England that focusses on the health of people with a learning disability.

A flying start to the development of a national postural care strategy!

After a highly successful Got My Back conference in September 2016, a working group was formed to develop a national postural care strategy.