Networks & Forums

ARC Scotland facilitates networks and forums that bring together people from across Scotland to advance knowledge, practice and policy in health and social care. Membership of our networks and forums is free and available to anyone who shares are aims and can make a positive contribution to our work.

SUPPORTING OFFENDERS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES (SOLD) NETWORK

A national network committed to improve support for people with learning disabilities who are accused or convicted or committing a crime. Delivered in partnership with People First Scotland.

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SCOTTISH TRANSITIONS FORUM

A network committed to improving the experience of children and young adults (14 to 25 years) with additional support needs as they make the transition to young adult life.

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PROVIDER FORUMS

Local networks for organisations that provide social care for people with learning disabilities or other support needs in eight Scottish local authority areas: Aberdeenshire, Angus, Moray, Perth & Kinross, Dundee, Fife, Scottish Borders, Dumfries & Galloway.

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Provider Forum meeting in Aberdeen

NATIONAL INVOLVEMENT NETWORK (NIN)

A network of people who receive social care support who have been leading change in their services and communities since 2007 to promote involvement and share ideas about things that matter to us most. We wrote the Charter for Involvement and are now working to promote it across Scotland.

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WORK WITH US

Membership of our networks and forums is free and available to anyone who shares our aims and can help deliver them. This includes professionals from voluntary, statutory and independent sectors, people who receive support, carers, elected members, Scottish Government, Parliament and academics.

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