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4 June 2008
Rising care charges are putting older and disabled people at risk of not being able to afford to eat, heat their homes, wash or get essential support, says a new report published today (4 June) by the Coalition on Charging.
28 May 2008
The Learning Disability Coalition is calling for more research into learning disabilities on the back of a new report that confirms a lack of essential data on the number of people with a learning disability in England.
9 May 2008
Athletes with a learning disability may never fulfil their Paralympic dreams, says leading learning disability charity Mencap.
17 April 2008
The six million people in the learning disability community in the UK will today (15 April) be able to access a new service that will give them all the latest learning disability news, information and advice.
4 April 2008
The Learning Disability Coalition has revealed new statistics that show that the reduction in the number of people eligible for social care is not being driven by councils governed by one particular political party.
16 January 2008
14 January 2008
Mencap is calling for budding photographers across the UK to get involved in Snap! 2008, its sixth annual photo and story competition.
4 January 2008
Mencap welcomes a study published by The Lancet today (4 January 2008), which questions the effectiveness of anti-psychotic drugs in the treatment of aggressive behaviour in people with an intellectual disability.