• Parentsactive invite you to join our conference: Transitioning into the right care, at the right time in the right place

    Parentsactive invite you to join our conference:



    into the right care, at the right time in the right place


    26th June 2023

    9.30 am – 3.00pm

    West London College

    Gliddon Road, London, W14 9BL


    We welcome: Parents/carers of young adults (18 plus) with learning disabilities and/or autism/neurodiversity Colleagues working across health and social care in Hammersmith & Fulham             Third sector organisations providing adult care and support.   The conference has three key aims:

    • To help deepen understanding of the transition process to adult social care and adult health services
    • To help deepen understanding of the support options available for young people and their families once they transition to adult services.
    • To help identify what we may need to do more of, less of, or differently, to better meet the aspirations of young people and their families.

      Participants can choose to attend three workshops from a total of five. The conference and workshops must be booked via Eventbrite…. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/transitioning-into-the-right-care-at-the-right-time-in-the-right-place-tickets-624257499987  



    9.30 am Registration & Refreshments   Marketplace
    10.00-10.10 Welcome & Housekeeping Nandini Ganesh, Manager, Parentsactive   Caroline Speirs, Post 19 Co-production Co-ordinator, Parentsactive  
          10.10-10.20       Welcome speech   Councillor Ben Coleman, Deputy Leader, Hammersmith & Fulham Council     Linda Jackson Director, Independent Living (Social Care) & Corporate Transformation      
    10.20-10.35 Keynote address Parent and Young Person TBC
              10.40pm -11.40pm     Workshop 1 Daytime opportunities       Workshop 2 Employment    
      11.45pm-12.35pm   Lunch & marketplace  
          12.40pm-1.40pm   Workshop 3 Housing         Workshop 4 Health    
      1.45pm-2.45pm   Workshop 5 Further and higher education    
      2.50pm-3.00pm     Round up and next steps     Nandini Ganesh & Caroline Speirs
    3.00pm-3.30pm   Marketplace (tbc)



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Are you a parent/carers of a child/young person living in Hammersmith and Fulham?

Are you feeling isolated and looking for support in the current situation?

Do you want to find out more about:

  • Education?
  • Health?
  • Social care?
  • Benefits?
  • Your Rights as a parent/carer?
  • Especially under the current pandemic situation of Coronavirus and lock down?

Parentsactive will be operating as normal but remotely

  • We will be running our regular coffee morning sessions via virtual platforms (Zoom/Microsoft Teams and others as advised) and will be inviting professionals to talk to parents via video link
  • We will continue to provide training, de stress sessions and other sessions to parents to cope with the current crisis remotely via Video link
  • We will continue to provide advise and talk to parents one to one over phone and video links
  • We will communicate with parents via Emails, Whatsapp Broadcasts and our Closed Parents of Parentsactive Facebook Page
  • WE will continue to link and liaise with the Local Authority remotely and will feed in parental concerns and problems
  • We will continue to take part in national developments and conferences remotely

In short we are business as usual and will be back to face to face contact as advised by the Government

If you are not a member you can join by

  • Call: Parentsactive on 07507628474
  • Email: Parentsactive on [email protected] or [email protected]
  • Become our Friend on Facebook: Parentsactivehf and then join Parents of Parentsactive Closed Facebook Page
  • Join our Whatsapp Broadcasts: by sending us your number and saving ours on your phone
  • Follow us on Twitter on @Parentsactive

The well being of you as a parent/carer is our concern and we will do our utmost to support you through this crisis or refer you to services/organisations who can.

You can find more on our website at: https://www.parentsactive.org.uk/

Our Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/parentsactive.hf

Our Twitter handle is @Parentsactive / https://twitter.com/Parentsactive