learning difficulties

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.

Learning disability services inspection programme: national overview

Inspection programme in response to the serious abuse and appalling standards of care at Winterbourne View, which was a private hospital for people with learning disabilities. Of the 150 inspections carried out, 145 reports were used for this analysis.

Information about support plans

Document detailing what a support plan is for, what a good one is, what it looks like and how to put one together.

Accessible guidelines for person centred support planning

Guidelines produced to aid good support planning, based on work done in the Borders.

Guidelines for person centred support planning

Guidelines that are intended to be useful to people with learning difficulties and staff supporting individuals with learning difficulties.