No Health Without Mental Health: The First 100 Days and Beyond29 May 2015,
Marguerite Regan looks at the priorities for the new Conservative government.
Dental care, sight tests and prescriptions are no longer automatically free for people with severe impairments16 February 2015, Guest Blogger
We have recently discovered that dental care, sight tests and prescriptions are no longer automatically free for those people with the most severe impairments under the new benefit system.
Personal plans must take into account a personsâ culture12 February 2015, Christine-Koulla Burke
Commissioners and practitioners need to be fully aware of the different aspects of culture and make sure these are included in all plans for people with learning disabilities.
Connecting Communities17 September 2012,
The pioneering “Connecting People” Programme is based on the approach that people with learning disabilities who need support in their daily lives are more likely to be safe and fulfilled if they are helped to build strong and meaningful connections and relationships in their community.
Website offers new approach to supported employment for people with learning disabilities19 June 2012, Keith Bates
Sixteen aims to add a new approach to the provision of employment support for people with a learning disability in England.
Delight as actor with Down's syndrome joins the cast of Eastenders27 July 2011,
We're thrilled that an actor with Down’s syndrome will be cast in a mainstream TV programme as it provides an excellent platform from which to break down negative attitudes towards learning disabilities in the public.
Citizen-led developmental support could be effective in limiting abuse or neglect10 June 2011,
It is essential that the inspection and monitoring processes used by the CQC and care managers are re-designed as there is too much room for abuse to go unnoticed within the current system.