Guide containing information and advice to enable local agencies to help people with learning disabilities and their carers become involved in community planning more fully.
learning disabilities services
Leaflet containing information and advice to help agencies consult with and involve people with learning disabilities and their carers more closely and effectively in the planning and development of local services.
Ms A is a 67 year old woman with a learning disability who has been in the care of the local authority since she was eight years old. This investigation into Ms A’s care was initiated in September 2006, after the Mental Welfare Commission was contacted by a housing association who were concerned about her vulnerability. They said Ms A had reported being raped. When they contacted the police, they discovered that similar assaults were alleged to have taken place previously.
Report commissioned as part of the Valuing People Now delivery plan that highlights the most important parts of planning and delivering support for people with the most complex needs.
The National Offender Management Service is subject to the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act. This thematic report draws together information from prisoner surveys and inspection reports between 2006 and 2008, together with responses from 82 prison disability liaison officers (DLOs), to examine how well prisons are currently able to discharge these duties. Areas covered include: environment and relationships; safety; health services; activities; and resettlement. The report makes a number of recommendations.
The purpose of this guidance is to describe and clarify good practice in health facilitation and health action planning and support localities to make progress on this and on reducing health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities. It builds on previous DH guidance and reflects the learning that has taken place since 2002 along with key recommendations of relevant recent reports and research. Short examples of good practice are included throughout.
This research briefing was published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in February 2005. A SCIE research briefing is a summary of information on a particular topic to update practice at the health and social care interface. The topic of this briefing is parents with intellectual or learning disabilities and the support they may need to help them as parents.
Report detailing the results of an inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire and making recommendations for improvements.
This guide tells you about a report called National Guidance on the Implementation of Local Area Co-ordination. The report shows how local area co-ordination has helped people with disabilities across Scotland get better lives.
It also shows that local area co-ordination can help local councils to save money.
Document reporting the results of an inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire and making recommendations for improvements.