Written by Healthwatch Wandsworth
On Monday 11th May 2015, we were invited to the Wandsworth Learning Difficulties Network (WLDN) service user meeting, at HAIL in Wandsworth.
We were asking service users questions about the Department of Health’s consultation called “No voice unheard, No right ignored” which talks about people with learning difficulties, autism and mental health issues.
Because this was a very big consultation we focused on answering Question 2, which was easy to understand.
“My right to be listened to and have my wishes acted upon and my right to challenge decisions made about me.”
We spoke to 3 Service Users about the Department of Health’s consultation that Healthwatch Wandsworth WCA wanted to give a reply to.
This was a very lively group talk. The group shared with us what the most important issues to them were, and shared many stories on what their experiences have been.
The main issues were: