Treat me well: Alex and Angela's story

Hear from Angela, whose son, Alex, spent over a year in and out of hospital. Despite noticing that Alex was in pain, Angela found that the hospital staff she dealt with weren't able to change their way of thinking to diagnose Alex.
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Profound Impact Day 2019: Leroy's story

Hear from Leroy about what profound and multiple learning disability means to him and why he thinks Profound Impact Day is so important.
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Mencap's response to today’s publication of Health and Care of People with Learning Disabilities statistics for 2017/18

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Treat Me Well: Michelle's story

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Treat Me Well: Ronnie's story

Ronnie missed out on the support he needed when he was in hospital. He was fed incorrectly and his communication needs were not understood. Here, Ronnie's nieces, Karen and Jen, describe what happened.
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Treat Me Well: Paula's story

Hear from Paula about why she is calling for doctors and nurses to receive mandatory training in autism and learning disability.
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Treat Me Well: Desmond's story

"I wish the doctors could have told me what was happening and why."
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World Health Day 2018: #HealthForAll

7 April 2018 is World Health Day and the theme is #HealthForAll. Lloyd Page, who has a learning disability, shares his thoughts on why people with a learning disability should have the right to good healthcare.
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Treat Me Well: Give 'em hell!

Read a poem about our new health campaign, Treat Me Well, written by David Smith
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Treat Me Well: Angus's story

Angus Gavin is the safeguarding adults nurse at University College London Hospital. Here, he shares how training transformed his undertaking of learning disability, and how it's already making a huge difference in his day-to-day work.
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