On behalf of the Managed Care Network (MCN), local authority partners and Edinburgh Leisure, we are pleased to invite you to attend a Promoting Physical Activity for People with a Learning Disability through Active Learning Eventwhich is taking place on the 18th of May at Meadowbank Sports Stadium in Edinburgh.
The event will:
Provide you with information on how physical activity is essential in improving someone’s overall health and wellbeing
Share resources and information on how best to support someone with a learning disability to become more physically active
Allow protected time for sharing ideas of best practice to impact professional development in your role as a key promoter and enabler of supporting someone to be more active
Highlight physical activity national policy and relevance for learning disability, particularly in relation to higher health needs
Explore physical activity pathways into the community and leisure services
Integrate physical activity promotion into every day working
Most importantly, your views and opinions will help us to develop better and more responsive services for people who have a learning disability. Details of the event are enclosed. There is no charge for attendance.
We do hope you can join us on the day and look forward to seeing you there.
Jamie Armstrong (Tri Rugby) will be running this workshop focussing on using rugby as a vehicle for enhancing the lives of participants with learning disabilities by fostering confidence and social skills. The workshop will be part presentational, part active.