About...

Ready2Shine CIC is a Service for Adults and children with Learning Disabilities to access Education in relation to Sexual Health, Emotions, Relationships and Self Care. This is not just about sexual activity; this will include aspects such as boundaries with staff, peers, family and strangers. Other topics will include....

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The Sex Education Forum

Here you will find  information and resources surrounding sex education particularly of interest is the fact sheet on RSE for young people with Learning Difficulties which can be found HERE

CQC Guidence on Relationships and sexuality needs for adult social care

This is an amazing step forward into supporting people with LD to be sex positive and form effective safe relationships. You can find the guidence HERE. If you want any further information on how to support the people within your service then check out our staff training

Hampshire County Councils policy on Supporting Adults with care and support needs with sexuality and Personal Realtionships. 

Why is it needed...

Historically the sexual rights of people with Learning Disabilities have been ignored or looked over, until there is a problem. Its at this stage when other people get involved and the individual ends up having to

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In September 2020 Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) will become part of the Nation Curriculum, What this will look like across all schools is unknown at present, however we understand that there will be a need for staff working in Specialist schools to understand the boundaries and capabilities of each student. Our Staff training package is made bespoke for the audience be it schools, colleges, nurses, health care workers or support workers. 

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Key findings: Training needs of people supporting Adults with care and support needs on personalrelationships

Ready2Shine was working with Hampshire County Council regarding implimentation of their policy Personal Realtionships and Sexuality for Adults with Care and support needs. We researched the training needs of people who support. care and live with these individuals so that Hampshire can create a digital Learning package to meet these needs. You can find our Key Findings HERE. Alongside this Solent Sexual Health was looking into the Sexual Health needs of People with Learning Disabilities. They can be found here PART 1 PART2.Both these documents highlight the need for services like Ready2Shine. 

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