Learning Disability news
Scottish campaign launched for Commissioner for autistic people and people with a learning disability
New study examines factors that make learning disability care staff stay in their jobs
Half of all January deaths of people with learning disabilities are Covid related
Disability charities call on police chiefs to clarify rules on face mask exemptions
Government launches public survey to tackle barriers faced by disabled people
How will the reform of the Mental Health Act impact people with a learning disability?
After a long-overdue process of reviews, the outline of proposed reforms to the Mental Health Act was announced by the Department of Health and Social Care. Under the proposed reforms, there will be changes to how detentions are administered, and what the focus of care will be. But what the implications of the changes for people with a learning disability and/or autism?