objectives and values

Our Objectives

    • to promote the relief and welfare of children and adults with learning disabilities and their families
    • to campaign for adequate provision in terms of social care, health care, housing and education, and for choice in provision
    • to support the rights of parents and family carers to be consulted, and to exercise choice, regarding such provision
    • to support parents and family carers by providing access to sources of information
    • to make representations to local and central government e.g. with regard to the drafting and implementation of legislation
    • to present petitions to Parliament or the Prime Minister’s Office
    • to respond and contribute to consultations by government ministries, and non-governmental agencies e.g. the Law Commission
    • to consult with Rescare’s members and represent their concerns to relevant parties
    • to publish a regular newsletter, Resnews, for its membership
    • to maintain a website reflecting and publicising Rescare’s objectives and  concerns; and providing information and news on learning disability issues

Our Values

  • we advocate the meeting of needs and the promoting of choice.
  • we seek choice in education, housing and care provision, not ‘one size fits all’ solutions
  • we support for the rights of parents and family carers to be consulted and listened to.
  • we believe that professionals and families in partnership can achieve the best outcome with the best value for money.