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.
Mental Capacity Act Resource Pack.
The Accomplished Community, Building Inclusive Communities.
Peer Support in Mental Health and Learning Disability.
Enabling People with Mild Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Problems to Access Healthcare Services.
Turning Young Lives Around
Supporting Staff Working with People Who Challenge Services.
LDT London 2014 Exclusive Content Liz Kendall
This year's Learning Disability Today London event took place on 27 November and saw a full day of seminars on the theme of Living Well. The keynote address was delivered by Shadow Care and Older People Minister Liz Kendall.
In it she called for reform of the social care system to give people with learning disabilities and their families greater power over the support and services they use.
Watch a ‘teaser’ video of her talk below, while full highlights of this talk and PowerPoint presentations from 12 of the day's leading talks are available if you are a member of our LDT Knowledge Hub.
Driving Up Quality Code.
Liz Kendall calls for social care change at Learning Disability Today conference
One size doesn't fit all in learning disability sector, says Winterbourne View JIP principal advisor
The Adoption of Disabled Children.
What Councils Need to Know about People with Learning Disabilities
The first SOLACE 'Local Government Knowledge Navigator' 'Need to Know' Review. The review summarizes available research-derived knowledge and evidence of good practice that has relevance to inform local government policy and practice in relation to supporting those citizens who experience learning disabilities. [03-Jan-2014]