Openness, Honesty, Respect and Valuing People: What “good” can look like

A Bit Missing

This last week has been one of stark contrasts for me.

The report into Connor’s death and subsequent commentary on it has seen my twitter feed alight with anger and condemnation and rightly so. #justiceforLB has been buzzing. The power of social media has been amazing in giving people a voice and publicizing the worst practice in the care and support of people with learning disabilities.

The Trust responsible for this has demonstrated every possible way to get things wrong, including the way to treat families, culminating today with a CEO finally coming forward to speak on local radio. Actually, there really is nothing she could have said that would have helped Connor’s family at this time. IT’S TOO LATE! …I won’t go into details so read an excellent blog that sums it all up here from Rich Watts

Sara Ryan, Connor’s Mum, spelt out a few weeks ago…

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