LEADING IN HOUSING, SUPPORT AND RIGHTS FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

Eileen Flavelle

This page tells you about Eileen Flavelle, an Associate Advisor on the H&SA team
Eileen Flavelle has worked in learning disability services run by the National Health Service and in the third sector. Her experience in the NHS included managing residential units for young people with a severe learning disability and challenging behaviours, community nursing, Senior Nurse Manager for the NHS Learning Disability Service and setting standards of good practice for supporting people with a learning disability in NHS. She also worked for South and West Devon Health Authority and was instrumental in changing services in Plymouth and Devon.

In addition, Eileen has been Chief Executive of a specialist not for profit provider, restructuring the organisation, developing the organisation's brand and reputation nationally to be recognised as an example of good practice and innovation in support provision. The specialist area of provision was supporting people with a learning disability who have a history of offending behaviour. Eileen was also the founding Chief Executive of a specialist start up Charity which was a new and innovative provider of support for people with mild to moderate learning disabilities who had a complex /forensic history or offending behaviour. 

Eileen has experience in the following areas:

  • Individual Service Design.
  • Education and training in reversing the devaluation process.
  • Education and training in supporting people with forensic histories or offending behaviour.
  • Developing the values and ethos of an organisation.
  • Education and training of the workforce in providing good support.
  • Consultancy in managing/developing learning disability services.
  • Evaluating service delivery and systems.
  • Evaluating quality of life with people who are receiving support.
  • Bid writing.

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Learning Disability England
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