Learning Disability news
Ongoing avoidable deaths "appalling, wrong, prejudicial"
Advocacy funding announced as use of segregation, restraint and seclusion highlighted again
NHS England’s commissioning changes 'risk conflict of interest'
“I may have a disability but I am still human": United Response highlight prejudices
Mental capacity bill amendment reaches final stages - and concerns remain
Cross-sector concerns have repeatedly been raised about the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill since proposals were introduced last summer. The Bill, which campaigners fear will dilute existing human rights safeguards and give undue power and responsibility to organisations supporting older and disabled people.