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.
Guidance launched to prevent deaths of people with learning disabilities in healthcare settings
First licence awarded for new BILD-accredited training programmes
New resources and films launched to clarify Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards for professionals
The Bradley Report and the Criminal Justice Workforce.
Positive Practice, Positive Outcomes.
Challenging Behaviour: A Guide for Family Carers on Getting the Right Support for Children.
Challenging Behaviour: A Guide for Family Carers on Getting the Right Support for Teenagers.
Challenging Behaviour: A Guide for Family Carers on Getting the Right Support for Adults.
Mencap calls for rollout of Personal Independence Payments assessments to be halted
Learning disability charity Mencap has warned that thousands of people with learning disabilities are facing financial hardship while waiting for their benefit claims to be assessed and that the rollout of Personal Independent Payments (PIP) assessments should be halted to clear the backlog of claims.