Gary Stark

Hello my name is Gary and I am a Expert by Experience at Inclusion North

 

My Experience

 

Care and Treatment Review expert by experience since 2016.

Involved in peer advocacy for over 10 years, promoting rights of people with a learning disability in the area.

I have personal experience of having a learning disability and speech difficulties.

Attended the Tomorrows Leaders course.

I am part of the Inclusion North Advisory Council.

I may use cue cards occasionally during CTRs

 

My Skills and Knowledge

 

I also work for Eden Futures and take part in interviewing and audits.

Worked for our local Clinical Commissioning Group to help select new services.

I have good knowledge of local learning disability services in North Lincolnshire and benefits.

I understand autism.

I have taken part in many Care and Treatment Review panels.

 

What is important to me

 

Being part of the Advisory Council.

I support the Board of Directors to help make sure the work of Inclusion North is good quality and making things better for people with a learning disability.

 

What people say about me

 

Knowledgeable – knows lots about learning disability.

A kind person who helps others.

Caring, always friendly and patient.

Good listener with good ideas.

 

I Enjoy

 

Living with my wife.

Accessing the internet to play games.

Travelling, I can now find out how to get to lots of places.

I like helping people speak up and be involved.

I enjoy going out and making new friends.