Disability Staff Network at Camden and Islington NHS Trust
The Disability Staff Network is exploring partnership working with:
Disability Rights UK is the leading charity of its kind in the UK. It is run by and for people with lived experience of disability or health conditions.
C&I Disability Staff Network will be focusing on working with the Trust to:
Develop Trust inclusion policies, including Equality Impact Analysis
Support the Trust to move to the next level of the Disability Confident Scheme
Support staff in their working lives, including workplace adjustments
Raise awareness of “invisible disabilities”
Promote awareness of equality and inclusion for service users within the Trust
Improve support available to managers, to help with understanding what it is like to live with a disability/long term health condition
Membership is open to any staff member, volunteer and people on Local Authority Secondment. You may also be a member - if you are a colleague who is a carer or have a friend or family member with a disability.
Events we have run:
Jan 2019:Disability Workshop –Supporting Our Disabled+ Workforce. The Disability+ Staff Network invited colleagues to the Supporting Disabled+ Workforce Event, with a Government Department guest speaker. Collegues were invited to come and learn about; the new Supporting Staff with Disabilities and Long Term Conditions Guide; What is meant by ‘Disability and Long Term Health Conditions’; Workplace Adjustments; The government funded Access to Work Scheme.
Supporting Disability Staff Network at Camden and Islington NHS Trust