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Resources for Commissioners

All our information sheets are available to download free of charge on this website. Resources can be shared and used, however, full acknowledgement is required and the resources must not be altered.

Consult our complete range of information sheets and webpages in the information and guidance section

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Paving the Way: How to develop effective local services for children with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges

The Paving the Way report describes how to develop effective local services for children with learning disabilities and behaviours described as challenging. It includes examples of good practice, outcomes and costings, and advice on how to develop evidence-based local services.

Read or download the report: Paving the Way

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Well matched and skilled staff – Adults

This pamphlet has been produced as a guide for professionals who commission services for adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges.

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Well matched and skilled staff – Children and young people

This pamphlet has been produced as a guide for professionals who commission services for children and young people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges.

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Better Commissioning

As part of the Valuing People Now delivery plan “Developing Better Commissioning for individuals with behaviour that challenging services – a scoping exercise” has been published by the Tizard Centre, University of Kent and The Challenging Behaviour Foundation.

The research identifies key findings from interviews conducted with commissioners and family carers and makes a number of recommendations.

You can download the full report here.

The summary report is available here.

A Guide for Advocates

A very practical tool from the CBF for both professional advocates and family carers advocating on behalf of their family member. This resource aims to provide a practical tool for advocates in supporting a person with behaviour described as challenging, to enable them to exercise their rights to the same life opportunities as everyone else.

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News

News

The CBF writes topical articles regularly and produces three newsletters a year, providing opinion and resources for families and professionals.

Challenging Behaviour National Strategy Group

Challenging Behaviour National Strategy Group

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation formed the Challenging Behaviour - National Strategy Group to break down the barriers to enable children and adults to get the right support to have a good life.