National Learning Disability Board

The Board works to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for people with learning disabilities and their families.

Role of the group

The primary purpose of the National Learning Disability Board (NLDB) is to improve the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities.

Membership

  • TBC, Co-Chair
  • Karen Flood, Co-Chair (Self-Advocate)
  • Kerry Martin (National Forum of People with Learning Disabilities)
  • Jonathan Hurley (National Forum of People with Learning Disabilities)
  • Vicki Raphael (National Valuing Families Forum)
  • Julia Erskine (National Valuing Families Forum)
  • Dan Scorer (Mencap)
  • Ismail Kaji (Mencap)
  • John Devapriam (Care Quality Commission)
  • Karen Dodd (The Learning Disability Professional Senate)
  • Jane Cummings (NHS England)
  • Dominic Slowie (NHS England)
  • Rupert Nichols (NHS Confederation)
  • Sean McLaughlin (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services)
  • Simon Leftley (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services)
  • Abigail Gallop (Local Government Association)
  • Councillor Bill Bentley (Local Government Association)
  • Patricia Russell (Office for Disability Issues)
  • Ashok Roy (Health Education England)
  • Gyles Glover (Public Health England)
  • Peter Kinsey (Care Management Group)
  • Andrew Battarbee (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • Christopher Eridani-Ball (Department for Education)
  • Justin Russell (Department of Work & Pensions)
  • Rachel Atkinson (Ministry of Justice)
  • Isobel Sutcliffe (Ministry of Justice)
  • Graham Duncan (Department of Communities and Local Government)
  • Clara Swinson (Department of Health)
  • Jane Verity (Department of Health)
  • Ben Thomas (Department of Health)

Minutes

Download National Learning Disability Board ( previously knows as the Learning Disability Programme) Board minutes, agendas and papers.

19 November 2013: agenda, minutes and papers (ZIP, 10.7MB)

4 July 2013: agenda, minutes and papers (ZIP, 5.52MB)

7 March, 2013: agenda, minutes and papers (ZIP, 6.04MB)

Terms of Reference

Alongside the Winterbourne View programme for change, the Learning Disability Programme Board will continue to work with other Government departments and external stakeholders to improve the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities.

Terms of reference (PDF, 220KB, 4 pages)

Secretariat

National Learning Disability Board Secretariat
Room 313, 3rd Floor
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London SW1A 2NS

Contact details

LearningDisabilityMeetings@dh.gsi.gov.uk