health inequalities learning disabilities - Learning Disability Today https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk Supporting professionals working in learning disability and autism services Wed, 14 Jun 2023 14:42:49 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.3.1 Updated advice issued to address health inequalities for people with learning disabilities https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/news/updated-advice-issued-to-address-health-inequalities-for-people-with-learning-disabilities/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=updated-advice-issued-to-address-health-inequalities-for-people-with-learning-disabilities Mon, 09 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 https://ldt.pavilion-development.co.uk/updated-advice-issued-to-address-health-inequalities-for-people-with-learning-disabilities hospital

Updated guidance for providers detailing how to improve the health-based support they provide to people with learning disabilities, based on the learning of organisations that use the Health Charter, has been launched, along with a report.

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“Unacceptable” lack of progress in tackling learning disability health inequalities, charity says https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/news/unacceptable-lack-of-progress-in-tackling-learning-disability-health-inequalities-charity-says/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=unacceptable-lack-of-progress-in-tackling-learning-disability-health-inequalities-charity-says Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://ldt.pavilion-development.co.uk/unacceptable-lack-of-progress-in-tackling-learning-disability-health-inequalities-charity-says Jan Tregelles Mencap

The government has been heavily criticised by learning disability charity Mencap for its lack of progress in tackling the health inequalities that people with learning disabilities face.

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Lords call for action on health inequalities for people with learning disabilities https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/news/lords-call-for-action-on-health-inequalities-for-people-with-learning-disabilities/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lords-call-for-action-on-health-inequalities-for-people-with-learning-disabilities Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://ldt.pavilion-development.co.uk/lords-call-for-action-on-health-inequalities-for-people-with-learning-disabilities hospital

The speed of the government’s progress in acting on the recommendations of the Confidential Inquiry into premature deaths of people with learning disabilities (CIPOLD) has been criticised in a House of Lords debate.

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New charter launched to tackle learning disability health inequalities https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/news/new-charter-launched-to-tackle-learning-disability-health-inequalities/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-charter-launched-to-tackle-learning-disability-health-inequalities Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://ldt.pavilion-development.co.uk/new-charter-launched-to-tackle-learning-disability-health-inequalities hospital

A charter has been launched for social care providers which aims to tackle the health inequalities that people with learning disabilities often face.

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Mencap launches charter to eliminate health inequalities in the NHS https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/news/mencap-launches-charter-to-eliminate-health-inequalities-in-the-nhs/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mencap-launches-charter-to-eliminate-health-inequalities-in-the-nhs Mon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://ldt.pavilion-development.co.uk/mencap-launches-charter-to-eliminate-health-inequalities-in-the-nhs Jan Tregelles Mencap

Learning disability charity Mencap has launched a charter targeted at new clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) that aims to eliminate the health inequalities that people with learning disabilities can experience in the NHS.

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