Learning Disability

Learning Disability

Emmerdale storyline leads to call for hospital disability roles

ITV'S current Emmerdale storyline highlights the desperate need for better support for families of children with a learning disability at diagnosis. Now Mencap’s new Children’s Campaign is calling for Disability Coordinator roles at all hospitals to support families of children with a learning disability, from the point of diagnosis and beyond.

How private capital is helping to improve the lives of vulnerable people

GUEST BLOG . . . By Max Shenkman Head of Investment at Triple Point Social Housing Real Estate Investment Trust ARE WE doing enough to...

New guidance for epilepsy and learning disabilities

NEW guidance to improve epilepsy treatment for people with learning disabilities is being launched on a Royal Society of Medicine webinar next Tuesday.

Disabled people need to be better informed about Covid-19

LEADING disability charities are challenging the Government over significant concerns about the accessibility of public health information in relation to coronavirus, and the risk this poses to disabled people and the nation.

Bosses urged to give workers with learning disabilities a chance

As COVID-19 has forced businesses to change where and how they work this year, the UK's leading learning disability charity Mencap is now calling on employers to think differently about who they employ.

Luv2meetU . . . new friendship service launches

A NEW friendship and dating service for people with learning disabilities is up and running in Flintshire.

New £62m funding makes real Sense

THE Government’s decision to give £62 million towards helping to discharge people with learning disabilities or autism into the community has been welcomed by national disability charity Sense.

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