It's more important than ever that families are well informed about the sources of support available27 June 2012,
Everyone wants the best care for their relatives, but the reality of securing funding for a family member with learning disabilities is not always a straightforward one.
Get a Plan in Cornwall20 June 2012,
Drop-in sessions for a project to build capacity for person-centred planning in Cornwall help people with learning disabilities to develop support plans and find creative and innovative ways of spending their personal budgets
Ensuring children with complex health needs are at the heart of their care1 June 2012,
The personalisation agenda means that people can get personal budgets rather than allow support to be delivered by services that can be inflexible.
People with learning disabilities are still not being included in decisions about their care16 February 2012,
Based on its review of services for people with learning disabilities, a recent Care Quality Commission (CGC) report indicated that many care homes and hospitals are still failing to provide patient-centred care.
Raising aspirations of young people with learning disabilities26 August 2011,
Work needs to be explored as a realistic option for school leavers with learning disabilities and one of the best ways to achieve this is for others to act as role models.
An Ordinary Life20 May 2011,
Many children and young people dependent on medical technology are unable to do ordinary things like going to the local leisure centre or visiting friends or family.