The Worcestershire Comprehensive Reach Review is a peer review
programme, where services for the learning disabled are reviewed
from the perspective of the service users themselves.
A team of trained service users are now out there - Doing It For
This is a national pilot programme being run by the Learning
Disability Service at Worcestershire County Council in association
Reach Review Information
The Learning Disability Service and Supporting People want to
know if people using supported living services are:
- Getting good support
- Like where they are living
- Like who they live with
- Enjoying their lives
We are checking supported living in Worcestershire - this is
called a Reach Review.
We will be using 11 standards called Reach Standards.
We want you to help us with the review. We need help from:
- People who use support services
- Friends and relatives of people who use support services
- People who provide support services
- Other people involved in the lives of people who use support
You can help by:
Talking to the review team
Two of the REACH team will meet with you and ask you simple
questions about what you think about where you live. You can choose
the time and place that they come to, and your support worker can
be there if you want them.
All learning disabled services commissioned by Worcestershire
County Council will now need to be REACH compliant.
Self-Directed Support is for everyone who uses social care
support – disabled and older people. in Control worked out its
system of Self-Directed Support with people who have a learning
Visit the In Control website to find more
information on self directed support and individualised
All meetings take place at County Hall in Worcester. The Reach
Team are represented on the board by Greg Mann and Ronnie Perry,
their contact details can be found in the Team portal.
Worcestershire Learning Disability Partnership Board oversees
the ten sub-groups which have been established since 2001 and the
publication the of Valuing People White Paper. Visit The Partnership
Find out more
If you would like to know more about the reach review or would
like to get involved please contact:
Supporting People Team
Telephone: 01905 728826
If you can help please let us have your contact details by
completing the Reach Review feedback form (PDF
1.3 MB) and returning it to Laura Westwood at the details
This page was last reviewed 30 January 2014 at 11:40.
The page is next due for review 29 July 2015.