Learning Disability Today
Supporting professionals working in learning disability and autism services

Budget cuts biting hard

If the Learning Disability Coalition’s (LDC) new report is to be believed, nearly half of people with learning disabilities who receive social care services have had their support cut or charges for it increased in the past year. Who says the cuts aren’t affecting service users? The LDC’s report, Social care in crisis: the need for reform, found that over the past year, 17% of people with learning disabilities reported a reduction in their number of hours of support and 13% had been given less money to spend on their support. Additionally, 18% had had their service charges increased. And,


This content is restricted to members of Learning Disability Today. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register for free below.

Existing Users Log In
New User Registration
*Required field

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More