The purpose of this statistics release is to present the fifth set of national figures for services provided by local authorities in Scotland for adults with learning disabilities. All figures for 2007 relate to the week ending 16 September 2007 and are provisional.
This is the final report of a scoping group that aimed to explore a range of issues concerning the general health of people with mental health problems with a view to making recommendations to the Council of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
The report begins by introducing the scoping group, its key recommendations and an overview of physical health in mental health care.
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.
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.
Report arguing that shifting resources towards self-directed support on a large scale offers the best chance for local authorities to meet the increasing needs of people with learning disabilities and get better value for money.
Booklet identifying and describing the range of services available to families with children with disabilities in Scotland. The services cover early years, school, local authority services, play and leisure and health.
Report of a conference hosted by ARC Scotland which explored the issue of why many people with learning disabilities in Scotland are unable to have a holiday.
This resource guide shows how to develop inter-agency protocols to support families in which parents have additional needs related to physical and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health, drug and alcohol-related problems or serious illnesses.
'The same as you?' review of services for people with learning disabilities was published in 2000. It set out a 10-year programme of change that would support children and adults with learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders (including Asperger’s syndrome) to lead a full life, giving them choice about where they live and what they do.
'The same as you?' review of services for people with learning disabilities was published in 2000 and set out a 10-year programme of change that would support children and adults with learning disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders (including Asperger’s Syndrome) to lead full lives, giving them choice about where they live and what they do.
This report was produced by the Day Services Group, a subgroup of the National Implementation Group, which was set up to look at how day services in Scotland are putting the recommendations of The same as you? (SAY) into practice.