Winterbourne

The relational basis of empowerment

Publication that begins by considering the causes of the human tragedy of the abuse and oppression of people with disabilities - especially people with intellectual disabilities. It uses the Winterbourne View scandal as its starting point.

Transforming care: a national response to Winterbourne View Hospital

Report that lays out clear, timetabled actions for health and local authority commissioners working together to transform care and support for people with learning disabilities or autism who also have mental health conditions or behaviours viewed as challenging.

Out of sight: stopping the neglect and abuse of people with a learning disability

Report that tells the stories of James, Chrissy, Joe, Emmanuel and Victoria. Each section tells a part of their stories through the words of their families. It documents their experiences of not getting the right care locally, how they ended up in assessment and treatment units, what happened to them there and where they are now.