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2 September 2009
A report has revealed failings leading up to the death of James Hughes, whose body was found in a suitcase in April last year.
25 August 2009
Mencap has launched a consultation on social care to ensure people with a learning disability and their families and carers have their say on social care reform in England.
19 August 2009
In July the government launched the adult social care green paper, 'Shaping the Future of Care Together', with proposals to reform social care in England. It will be consulting on the plans until 13 November.
14 August 2009
Break provisions for carers in England have not materialised, despite
11 August 2009
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the sister of President John F Kennedy, has died aged 88.
5 August 2009
Children's secretary Ed Balls has promised to change the way schools support children with special educational needs (SEN).
3 August 2009
Mencap has a new partnership with an insurance broker called Unique, offering travel, home and car insurance.
30 July 2009
Thanks to the hard work of campaigners, there are now 100 Changing Places toilets in the UK.