NICE quality standard for people with mental health problems and learning disabilities
NICE is consulting on a new quality standard in this area that will apply to work across health and social care. The standard was created through an earlier engagement exercise, and the formal consultation period is very short, so it seems unlikely there will be substantial changes in its requirements. Our briefing summarises its main content.
Learning on the land
Gone, but not forgotten
The impact of cuts in services for people with learning disabilities in an inner city borough
Taking the tablets
Looking for an ordinary life: children with complex health needs or dependent on medical technology
Children with complex health needs or who are dependent on medical technology and their families want to lead as ordinary a life as possible, but find many barriers to achieving this. However, they can be broken down through adaptations and using different funding models By Jill Davies, research programme manager at the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities