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Address: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Speaking

Lucy is an accomplished speaker, including keynote presentations at conferences, to motivational speeches, to talks at small groups and meetings. She is able to tailor her speech to your exact needs, be it a professional conference or a small informal support group, on a range of subjects and topics – both personal to her story, and factual/educational. Click for more information.

Training & Workshops

Training & Workshops

Lucy is able to offer bespoke training workshops on various topics which she can tailor to the needs of your organisation or team. This could be on a range of subjects around healthcare and disability, to help you improve care, support, services and accessibility, including putting policy into practice, improving transition to adult services, running coproduction groups and more. Click for more information.

Coproduction / Engagement

Coproduction / Engagement

Lucy has experience of setting up engagement and coproduction groups including for research as well as for organisations. As such she is able to help you with setting up your own coproduction or engagement group, finding the right structure, drafting terms of reference and the recruitment of members, and continue to provide support long term were contracted to do so, whether physical hands-on help or informal advice/support.

Consultancy

Consultancy

Lucy is able to act as a consultant and advisor on a range of topics for a range of organisations and services. She enjoys working closely with an organisation, service, charity or provider to improve their care, support or services and to better understand the patient perspective.

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Written Work

Lucy thoroughly enjoys written work, having written blogs, articles, copy and forewords for various platforms, outlets and causes and aimed at different audiences, as well as her personal Lucy’s Light Blog she’s written since 2012, amassing over 367,000 views, which is part of this new website.

Media

Media

Lucy has worked with the media many times, including appearances on BBC Essex, BBC Radio 4, Sky News, Victoria Derbyshire and BBC Three, and experience with written media, as well as presenting or appearing in charity or informational videos.

Digital & Social Media

Digital & Social Media

Lucy has a lot of experience in digital and social media, including running campaigns, digital activism, social media management, digital content and copywriting, social media marketing, running digital networks, video content for online, vlogging, and on digital legacies.

Peer Support/Mentoring

Peer Support/Mentoring

Lucy is well known online as a peer mentor to others, with individuals referring people to Lucy for support. A listening ear, information, signposting, letter writing, meeting planning and more, Lucy is there. She’s even supported individuals to fight to secure – or retain – care packages through peer advocacy.

Advocacy

Advocacy

Lucy has a qualification in Independent Advocacy and is interested in building an advocacy service. She has particular expertise with Continuing Healthcare, Personal Health Budgets, Healthcare, Social Care, Complaints, SEND and Care Act Advocacy.

Lucy's Areas Of Expertise

  • Healthcare (broadly)
  • Patient Involvement (in healthcare and social care, and research)
  • Coproduction (inc Strategic Coproduction)
  • Palliative Care
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Personalised Care
  • Patient Empowerment/Patient Activation
  • Shared decision making
  • Supported Self-management
  • Personal Health Budgets
  • Personalised care and support planning
  • Communication in healthcare
  • Transition to adulthood 
  • Sexuality and disability
  • Patient networks and user-led initiatives 
  • Life-limiting/threatening conditions (LLTCs)
  • Disability
  • Social care
  • Young adult care
  • Digital Legacy
  • Universal health coverage
  • Assistance Dogs

Common presentations I give are about:

  • Communication in healthcare – how to get it right every time (including “difficult conversations”)
  • Palliative care, my experiences and how it has transformed and enriched my life and enabled me to live well and exceed my prognosis (well, all of them!) 
  • Advance care planning, my experiences, “difficult conversations” and empowering professionals to have these conversations – and get them right 
  • My experiences of personalised care, which may include any/all of the following – Personal Health Budgets, shared decision making, personalised care and support planning, supported self management, patient activation and patient choice – and often touches on the empowering nature of personalised care
  • Palliative care in the UK and universal health coverage, for my international palliative care work
  • Children’s and young people’s palliative care and being a young adult with a life-limiting condition
  • Sexuality for young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions
  • Patient involvement, coproduction, and running patient involvement/advisory/coproduction groups
  • Molly, Assistance Dogs and Dog Assistance in Disability (Dog A.I.D.)
  • Transition to adulthood, my experiences and how we can improve it and get it right for every young person – and what we can do to empower young people (where able) to step up, and support parents (where able) to step back, as I feel parents are the missing link in planning for transition to adulthood
  • Finding my voice and becoming a prominent patient leader, patient advocate, activist, speaker and consultant – how I got to where I am today
  • Living beyond your prognosis – and learning to live with your own death
  • My story generally and within the lens of specific aspects, topics or needs (i.e. sepsis, life on artificial nutrition, living with complex health needs, having a life-limiting condition etc.)

WANT TO BOOK LUCY FOR A SPEECH, PROJECT, BODY OF WORK OR SERVICE FOR YOUR ORGANISATION?

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Lucy Watts Ltd is a company offering bespoke services including speaking, training workshops, consultancy and advocacy services. Set up by Lucy in 2018, she hopes to build the company into a successful and impactful business and enable herself to be financially self-sufficient. She also hopes to support other disabled people into employment.

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