The health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission, regularly produces reports on individual care settings, as well as the national picture for them.
Care Act implementation going well but local authorities face increased financial risk, report says
Thematic Inspection of Services for People with a Learning Disability in Angus, Dumfries and Galloway, East and West Lothian.
Care Act reforms “built on sand” without adequate funding, charity alliance claims
Government publishes updated statutory guidance on meeting needs of adults with autism
Scottish National Care Standards Guidance.
CQC warns Vista Independent Hospital that it must protect patients from abuse
Health and social care leaders set out next steps in transforming learning disability care
Deprivation of liberty safeguards applications soar in first two quarters of 2014-15
Summary of Outcomes from Focussed Visits 2010-11.
Powers of Attorney and their Safeguards.
Support for Families with Disabled Children.
Eye test scheme can create new vision for people with learning disabilities
Learning Disability Services Inspection Programme: National Overview.
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.