Supporting Adults with Complex Autism in the Community

Monday 15th October 2018

Radcliffe Conference Centre, Lakeside Village, Scarman Road, Coventry, CV4 7SH

The Elysium Complex Care Conference looked at the ways in which we, as a provider work with individuals who have complex autism.  The day also covered areas such as specialist community solutions and responses to the transforming care agenda. Geoff Evans, Independent Autism Consultant and Trainer, was our key note speaker.  He is an expert in the field of managing adults with autism and complex needs.

The delegates were made up of 80 staff and external attendees.  The day was chaired by Paul Mooney, Lead Consultant Forensic Psychologist, Elysium Healthcare LD & ASD Services & Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, and University of Nottingham with a welcome address from Quazi Haque, Executive Medical Director, Elysium Healthcare.

The delegates heard Dr Katie Gaudion, Design Consultant & Senior Research Associate at The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, speak about designing environments in collaboration with people with autism and learning disabilities.

 

The workshop choices offered were:

 

Developing bespoke high need services in partnership – Janine Strange, Development Director and Kelly Glover, Strategic TCP lead South Yorkshire and North Lincs

Working with young people transitioning into adulthood – Greg Anstead, Head of Operations LCP

Supporting transition from hospital translating inpatient care planning and risk management into community setting for offenders with ASD – Dr Harinder Bains, Clinical Director for Neurodevelopmental Services – Elysium Healthcare, Gavin Thistlethwaite, Programme Lead Transforming Care NHSE and Caroline Jones, Head of Mental Health Transforming Care NHSE

“Expanding my knowledge – brilliant. A valuable insight in to sensory needs and really good advice and tips from Geoff.” Delegate feedback.

96% of delegates said the conference was good or excellent.

 

You can download the presentations here:

 

Adults with autism and complex needs, what works? – Geoff Evans

Designing environments in collaboration with people with autism and learning disabilities, Dr Katie Gaudion

Developing bespoke high need services in partnership – Janine Strange & Kelly Glover

Working with young people transitioning into adulthood – Greg Anstead

Supporting transition from hospital translating inpatient care planning and risk management into community setting for offenders with ASD – Dr Harinder Bains, Gavin Thistlethwaite. Caroline Jones



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