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16 March 2009
A report published today (16 March 2009) by the Commission for Social Care Inspection, the Healthcare Commission and the Mental Health Act Commission about the commissioning of services for people with learning disabilities and complex needs, highlights inadequate assessments and person-centered planning.
3 March 2009
Learning disability campaigners are celebrating after a new British Standard has recommended that fully accessible toilets be installed in all new big public buildings.
24 February 2009
Mark Goldring, chief executive of learning disability charity, Mencap, welcomes CSCI's focus on parents with a learning disability in the Supporting Disabled Parents: a family or fragmented approach report published today.
20 February 2009
Mencap, the UK learning disability charity, is calling for budding photographers and film makers with a learning disability and their families and friends to hurry and enter its photo and story competition, Snap!
10 February 2009
Figures published today by The Information Centre for Health and Social Care reveal a 0.5% decrease in real terms spend on social care in 2007-08.
27 January 2009
Responding to The State of Social Care in England 2007/08 report published by the Commission for Social Care Inspection today (27 January), David Congdon, head of campaigns and policy at Mencap comments.