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A report on service user involvement for people with intellectual disabilities

Structure for the report
TITLE: A report on service user involvement for people with intellectual disabilities
Section 1: Introduction
Give overview of what you are going to be doing in this report – what is it about and which service user group are you focusing upon. (People with Intellectual disabilities)
Section 2: Background to Service User Involvement (people with intellectual disabilities).
What is service user involvement? Why is it important? What does service user involvement consist of? How can service users be involved? Introduce concepts such as empowerment, co-production, advocacy, and personalisation. Relate to general legislation and policy on service user involvement. Relate to any relevant theories such as Arnstein, ethical theory, consumerism etc.
Section 3: Service User Involvement people with intellectual disabilitiesWhich service user group you are going to focus upon here (people with intellectual disabilities) and some context about this group. Focus on inequality here as well. How likely is it that this group will be involved normally in having their views heard?
What are some of the issues around this group and service users involvement.
Some legislation and policy that is relevant to this group about service user involvement.
Section 4: Benefits of Service User Involvement for people with intellectual disabilities.
What are the benefits of service user involvement for this group of service users? Examples: You need to think about the benefits and relate them to this group.
Section 5: Challenges of Service User Involvement for people with intellectual disabilities
What are the challenges of service user involvement for this group of service users? Examples. You need to think about the challenges in relation to your group. Think about the barriers in relation to this group.
Section 6: Recommendations
Recommendations for how this group of service users (people with intellectual disabilities) can be involved. These can be in bullet points.
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