Learning disabilities

The Government is committed to improving the life chances of people with learning disabilities and the support provided to their families.

The Department of Health leads a cross-government strategy for delivering improved services and support for people with learning disabilities called Valuing People Now.

Update on CQC learning disability review

A BBC Panorama programme on 31 May 2011 featured systemic abuse of patients within Winterbourne View, an independent hospital run by Castlebeck Care (Teesdale) Ltd. This letter provides an update … Read more → – Update on CQC learning disability review

Provision of support to the National Forum of People with Learning Difficulties – EOI (PQQ)

The Coalition Government is committed to improving outcomes for people with learning disabilities and the vision of inclusion and equality set out in Valuing People Now published by the previous … Read more → – Provision of support to the National Forum of People with Learning Difficulties – EOI (PQQ)