Robinia recruits editorial board

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Specialist learning disabilities provider Robinia has arranged for Round Up, its, company newsletter with a quarterly circulation of several thousand copies across the UK to be edited by service users. Robinia’s chief executive Glen von Malachowski said it was the first time that a national learning disabilities provider had involved its service users in this way. “On the basis that all services should actively include people with learning disabilities in everything that they do, it seems logical that henceforth, Round Up will be edited by a service user editorial board,” said Mr von Malachowski. “We are looking forward to the first edition under the new arrangements. Round Up is published quarterly, and has a print run of 1,500 copies. It is distributed across the UK. I am particularly proud of the signal that this step is sending out about empowering the users of our services.” Liz Stone, accessible communications manager for the mental health charity Mencap, said the establishment of a service us

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