The Welcome Values - Quality Checker Programme

Encouraging and supporting Experts by Experience to get involved in reviewing the support they receive. Developing quality monitoring and future stratergy for all, including providers and commissioners.

We help inform Learning Disability and other adult and children service Commissioners and Providers about what's working and what needs to change from people who actually receive the services perspective . We build you're Experts by Experience quality checker review team. Facilitate practical action planning to help address what has been identified and agreed by , people who use services, families, providers and commissioners as needing to change.Then celebrate and share whats going well.

Target Audience:

Commissioners and Providers of services to adults and children

Length of course:

12 month programme with up to 4 workshops 1 pre meeting and ongoing mentoring


Delivered by:

Dene Donalds

Dene Donalds

Co-Founder and Director

07816 073334

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Dene is a co-founder of Pathways; a Registered Nurse for People with Learning Disabilities and has a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

Dene leads Pathways Welcome Values Quality Checker Programme and facilitates The Regional Learning Disability Forum ; National Campaigns and Being Safe Groups.

Dene has worked as a Director and senior manager of provider services in the private, public and third sector.He has also worked as a Health and Social Care commissioner:These experiences offer useful insights when Dene is involved in NHSE, CCG and Local Authority projects.

Dene has developed and led a number of accessible mindfulness programmes for people with learning disabilities, people with autism, their families and workforce. To help improve participants wellbeing and resilience.

Dene leads and develops mindfulness programmes in prisons for offenders and their staff and provides mindfulness training for physical intervention training agencies; to help reduce the use of physical interventions.

Dene also works as a Zen Meditation teacher; offering mindfulness retreats for people of all faiths and none:He will be offering a mindfulness retreat for health and social care staff in 2020.