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Look Ahead’s “Experts through Experience” programme shortlisted for LHF funded Andy Ludlow Award
Look Ahead’s “Experts through Experience” programme shortlisted for LHF funded Andy Ludlow AwardAugust 26, 2013 12:00 pmNewsAn innovative training programme for staff at Look Ahead Care and Support, designed and delivered by customers who have used their services, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Andy Ludlow Awards, sponsored by the London Housing Foundation. The “Experts by Experience” Team provides user-led training to support and care staff. Developed and delivered by customers, it is based on their personal experience of homelessness and other related issues including substance misuse and mental health needs. Ceri Sheppard, Transformation Manager at Look Ahead, said “Twenty of our customers have now delivered this half day training course to over 700 staff members. It works because they have a wealth of knowledge, experience and insight Read More