WHAT WAYMARKS aims to provide new opportunities and experiences for people with a learning disability with forensic histories throughinnovative, packages of support which enable realinclusion. Waymarks will develop its support model throughout the UK based on good practice and Individual Service Designs
WHO Waymarks has the experience and expertise to support adults and young people (12+) with a Learning Disability who may also have: • A moderate to high risk of offending behaviour • Complex histories (including offending behaviour/physical/emotional abuse) • Poor Social Functioning • Gross immature behaviour • Asperger’s Syndrome • Post traumatic stress disorder • Mental health problems • Attention Deficit Disorder
INDIVIDUAL SERVICE DESIGN “Individual Service Design is one piece of a jigsaw which tries to find out what is important to a person, what support they need and how housing and support services, and informal community supports can be arranged and organised to help to make sure that people are able to get the lives that they want and live happily and safely – a tall order” Kinsella (2000)
INDIVIDUAL SERVICE DESIGN In Control propose the following process to enable ISD:- • Step 1 - Grow your understanding of the person and those important to them • ↓ • Step 2 - Define success • ↓ • Step 3 - Clarify your constraints • ↓ • Step 4 - Draft your service design • ↓ • Step 5 - Prioritise: first things first • ↓ • Step 6 - Identify opportunities • ↓ • Step 7 - Take your best shot • ↓ • Step 8 - Research your options • ↓ • Step 9 - Review your research and decide
INDIVIDUAL SERVICE DESIGN Waymarks process for ISD Research Information and History ↓ Interviews/Meetings ↓ Apply Tools ↓ Collate Information and Verify Validity ↓ More Questions, Analyse and Collate ↓ Empathetic Perspective ↓ Identify Needs and Best Outcomes ↓ Ideas, Strategies, Constraints and Recommendations Discussed ↓ Construct, Share, Agree and Tweak Initial ISD
INDIVIDUAL SERVICE DESIGN Who do we want to talk to? • The Person • Whoever is closest to the person and knows them best • The current service key-person and manager • Any other current services • Family members • Advocate • Circle of support • Former placements (Very important) • Care Manager • Anyone else considered important to the person Important point – Usually, no 2 people tell the same story!!!
INDIVIDUAL SERVICE DESIGN Researching History to Create an Experiences Profile • PCP’s • Life story work • Professional reports/assessments • Incident reports • Risk assessments and guidelines • Care/Support/Development plans • Any former ISD’s • Health Action Plans • CPA’s • Review meetings • Child protection reports • Probation reports • Capacity assessments • Educational information • Current service profiles
INDIVIDUAL SERVICE DESIGN And Finally:- • An ISD meeting is called to discuss the recommendations with all stakeholders.
PEOPLE’S STORIES How the way of supporting reduced offending behaviour: Chris Leon Tasha Emma Steven
Top tips • Protecting the community from offending behaviour is the priority. • The individual must understand the boundaries within which we live • Identify the resources needed to keep the community safe • Work out good protocols for joint working relationships • Expect multi-agency work to take more time • All partners must understand what they are gaining and losing • Inclusion with safety!!!!!!!