Pathways to meaningful lives: how people who live with learning disabilities experience employmentDownload (PDF 1.61MB)
Summary of report content
Healthwatch Essex undertook a study of 17 adults with a learning disability who had been in employment, volunteering or work experience in the last 18 months.
- Learning disability, networks and the search for purpose
- Pathways to employment: the family, education and the pursuit of aspirations
- The world of work: aspiration, status and organisational culture
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Pathways to meaningful lives: how people who live with learning disabilities experience employment
Date of publication
Monday, 13 June, 2022
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation?
Primary research method used
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced?
Types of disabilities
Learning or understanding or concentrating
Types of long term conditions
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Number of people who shared their views
All people 18 and over
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Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report?
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