For professionals working with learning disabilities, there are many pieces of legislation, policy and practice to understand, and a wealth of guidance available to assist with this.
MPs need to listen more to people with learning disabilities
A matter of life and death
Searching for a diagnosis
Aiming for the stars
Change is a-coming
The Government published its long-awaited final response to the Winterbourne View scandal this week, and it did not disappoint. Many within the sector have been calling for action, not more words – and the Government has certainly responded. Hopes are now high that reform of learning disability hospitals will follow, and quickly.