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.
New website and guidance launched to help combat cruelty against people with learning disabilities
Spokeswoman with a learning disability tells MPs about value of social care
More robust evidence needed to secure future of independent advocacy, report says
Alert card launched to help young people with dyspraxia in difficult situations
Self-advocacy organisation People First England launches
FPLD produces guide to help children with learning disabilities manage their feelings better
CQC announces more checks on use of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Welsh Government launches guidance to improve care for people with learning disabilities in hospital
Have things really changed since Winterbourne View?
A fresh start for adult social care inspections?
More specialist employment support needed for people with learning disabilities
Time for equality in disability hate crime law
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More still needs to be done to ensure healthcare equality for people with learning disabilities
The government published its response to the Confidential Inquiry into premature deaths of people with learning disabilities (CIPOLD) last week – but the recommendations in the response do not go far enough to ensure that people with learning disabilities receive equal treatment in healthcare settings.