MPs need to listen more to people with learning disabilities
Why no new learning disability strategy for England and Wales?
More social care cuts will be a false economy
Planning for the future is essential for parents of children with learning disabilities
CCGs must be guided to ensure quality of learning disability services
A matter of life and death
More needs to be done to improve learning disability care
Change is a-coming
The Government published its long-awaited final response to the Winterbourne View scandal this week, and it did not disappoint. Many within the sector have been calling for action, not more words – and the Government has certainly responded. Hopes are now high that reform of learning disability hospitals will follow, and quickly.
Dursley case points to a litigious future
The fightback has started. No more are people with learningdisabilities taking cuts to services lying down. After protests inLondon recently - and smaller ones around the country over localissues - more and more people with learning disabilities arefighting back and are increasingly turning to the courts to hel