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Ruwani Ampegama

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Ruwani Ampegama

Head of Education and Training Learning disability and Autism

Ruwani is a qualified as a learning disability nurse since 1993 she has worked in community learning disability settings in south London and Surrey in a variety of roles. She has also completed a degree in health and social care and a further education teacher training.

Ruwani has a passion for supporting and working with people with learning disabilities and she is particularly interested in mental health, dementia, epilepsy and safeguarding. She is also passionate about influencing care through training and mentoring of staff teams. 

Ruwani has a background in managing residential and supported living services as well as providing training for support staff. She has some experience and would like to implement co-training with people with learning disabilities as she believes that hearing from experts by experience is a powerful way of valuing people.

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