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