People with learning disabilities often live together in small groups in a house or small development with round-the-clock support.
Dimensions CEO warns of 'unintended consequences' of Homes not Hospitals
Government pledges to deliver 'homes over hospitals' for learning disability care
Progress 'too slow' in learning disability care transformation, says Sir Stephen
NHS England has been too slow to act in its closure of inpatient wards for people with learning disabilities, while failing to ensure the necessary replacement community support is in place, according to Sir Stephen Bubb in his six-month follow up to his earlier report ‘Winterbourne View – Time for Change’.
Choice Care Group to open new home for people with learning disabilities in Bournemouth
Charity aims to 'turn the world purple' to raise care awareness
Measuring the Outcomes of Care Homes.
This is the final report on a project, undertaken by the Personal Social Services Research Unit, which developed and tested an approach to measuring and monitoring outcomes of the care and support provided to residents of care homes for older people and people with learning disabilities. [15-Jun-2010]