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
Associate Consultant/Director
07816 073 334

Dene is a Director and co-founder of Pathways Associates and a co-founder and steering group member of the North West Positive Behavioural Support Network. He is a Registered Nurse and has a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
Dene leads Pathways Welcome Values peer quality review programme and is responsible for the co-ordination of Learning Disability Self- Advocacy in the North West, linking regional and national forums on behalf of NHS England.
Dene provides mindfulness training for two Nationally Accredited Physical Intervention Training companies who have introduced mindfulness into their instructor trainer curriculum. He is also introducing Mindfulness with The National Association of Independent Schools and Non-Maintained Special Schools (NASS)
Dene recently managed and led the NHS North West Mindfully Valuing People Now Project; introducing Mindfulness Based Approaches to people with learning disabilities, staff and families across the North West region.
Dene has worked as a Director and Senior Manager in the Private, Public and Voluntary sectors. He was a commissioner and provider in the Health and Social care which offers him useful insights when facilitating Partnership Board Reviews.
Dene regularly facilitates peer quality review programmes across the UK and works nationally and in Europe introducing Mindfulness into the workplace.