• About Lancashire Learning Disability Consortium (LLDC)

Learning Disability

Lancashire Learning Disability Consortium currently consists of 14 Full members and 3 Associate Members who provide services for people with learning disabilities across Lancashire.


The Consortium’s aims and abjectives are:

  • To develop a collective informed and knowledgeable voice
  • To promote best practice in commissioning, purchasing, delivery and monitoring of and user involvement in services
  • To share information, resources and experience between members for mutual benefit
  • To act as a consortium where this is beneficial for example in procurement of goods or services, or in contracting
  • To be a focal point for consultation with representation to commissioners regarding members’ issues and needs
  • To promote and enable best practice in training and research
  • To work towards agreement with purchasers about pricing structures and cost elements which allow members to develop their business and deliver excellence
  • To foster co-operation between voluntary, independent and statutory sector providers in order to widen the knowledge base of all
  • To develop links with unpaid carers, individuals who use services and other interested parties via training, consultation and communication
  • In all their activities, to act for the benefit of people who use services rather than the organisations which provide them.