Learning Disabilities

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Official opening of new day service for adults with learning disabilities – North Norfolk News

Your Choice North Walsham has moved from Folgate Road, where it opened six years ago, to a…

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Learning disabilities ‘transformation’ call – BBC News

Too many adults and children with learning disabilities and complex needs are being forced to live hundreds…

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Out of the Shadows: The untold story of people with learning disabilities in prison – British Journal of Photography

It is estimated that 7% of the prison population in the UK has a learning disability, compared…

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Councils warn that costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities could increase by almost £2bn by 2025 – Open Access Government

The costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities is projected to increase by almost £2bn by…

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Costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities could increase by £2bn by 2025 – Care Appointments

The costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities is projected to increase by almost £2bn by…

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Review ordered into ‘barbaric’ treatment of patients with autism and learning disabilities – Sky News

Health secretary Matt Hancock has ordered a review of the long-term treatment of people with learning disabilities…

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Children with learning disabilities ‘failed by society’ – BBC News

Children with learning disabilities are being let down by society, according to a report by a leading…

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Festival for people with learning disabilities on the Isle of Wight is returning for 2019 – Isle of Wight County Press

THE SUCCESSFUL One Life Festival is coming back for 2019 — increased to two days. The festival is…

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Elspeth Paget: Guardianships and PoAs are needed for those with learning disabilities too – The Scotsman

Guardianships and Powers of Attorney are often primarily associated with the elderly, but this is far from…

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Continued fall in health visitors, school and learning disabilities nurses – Nursing Times

Numbers of health visitors, school nurses and learning disability nurses in England have continued to fall over…

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£100m funding boost to transform care for people with learning disabilities – Wales247

A North Wales project to develop seamless health and social care services for people with learning disabilities…

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Major cash boost for learning disabilities services in Wales – North Wales Chronicle

A PROJECT to develop s health and social care services for people with learning disabilities in Wales…

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102 young Northamptonshire people face future living in care homes – Northampton Chronicle and Echo

People with a learning disability and elderly parents may have to live in Northamptonshire care homes as…

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Rob Greig: ‘We are going backwards on learning disability – there needs to be a fresh narrative’ – Community Care

Rob Greig says there were many reasons why he decided to retire from his role as chief…

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Help fund sports and wellbeing festival for adults with learning disabilities and autism – Warrington Guardian

A WINWICK-BASED charity is calling on the public to help fund a sports and wellbeing festival to…

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Learning disabilities charity to open cafe in Hove Library – Brighton & Hove Independent

A Brighton-based charity is to open its second cafe in Hove Library. Team Domenica aims to help…

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Making the invisible visible: Helping students with learning disabilities succeed – SooToday

Staff and students at Sault College were on campus in order to plant 1,100 blue flags outside…

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Southern Trust underspends on adults with learning disabilities – BBC News

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has underspent on services for adults with learning disabilities by…

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Unit’s award for work with people with complex learning disabilities – Swindon Advertiser

STAFF at a Devizes unit which helps people with complex learning disabilities reach their full potential have…

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Fulfilling Lives event for people with physical and learning disabilities – The Northern Echo

PEOPLE with physical and learning disabilities can find out more about getting into employment at a free…

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Worthing’s Superstars Arts making a real difference to adults with learning disabilities – The Argus

“I KNOW we have changed lives, that’s good reason to get out of bed every morning.” Jo Sullivan…

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Banbury supported living service for adults with learning disabilities praised – Banbury Guardian

A supported living service which looks after nine adults with learning disabilities in Banbury was praised by…

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Restraint on adults with learning disabilities soars by nearly 50% in a year, figures show – The Independent

Physical restraint on adults with learning disabilities and autism has surged by 47 per cent in the…

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Learning disabilities care ‘far from home’ – BBC News

New figures obtained by BBC Scotland show that people with learning disabilities and autism are still being…

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Physical restraint used on 50% more NHS patients with learning disabilities – The Guardian

Growing numbers of patients with learning disabilities are being physically restrained in mental health units, despite ministers…

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Wearside study could be key to longer lives for patients with learning disabilities – Sunderland Echo

The future health of people with learning disabilities could be improved if more was made of technology…

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MP invited to walk in the shoes of people with learning disabilities – Charity Today News

PEOPLE with learning disabilities have been sharing their concerns with their local MP as part of a…

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Wearside study could be key to longer lives for patients with learning disabilities – Sunderland Echo

The future health of people with learning disabilities could be improved if more was made of technology…

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MP invited to walk in the shoes of people with learning disabilities – Politics Home

Yesterday, seven adults supported by learning disabilities charity Hft met with Thangam Debbonaire, MP for Bristol West,…

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Blackburn learning disabilities care home rated good by CQC – Lancashire Telegraph

A CARE home for people with learning disabilities has been rated as good. When Care Quality Commission (CQC)…

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Parents with learning disabilities: giving evidence in care proceedings – Community Care UK

You’ve been working with a family where the parents have learning disabilities and there are concerns about…

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Consultation announced to improve learning disabilities staff training – GOV.UK

The Department of Health and Social Care will seek views on its plans to expand awareness training…

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Government sets out new measures to improve training in learning disability care – Nursing Times

Nurses and other healthcare staff are set to be given new training on how to better support…

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13 Ways To Be More Inclusive Of Talent With Learning Disabilities – Forbes

Despite many companies’ initiatives to build a more inclusive team, people in marginalized groups are still being…

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Vision of support for adults with learning disabilities set out for Herts – Welwyn Hatfield Times

Hertfordshire County Council and NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups have revealed their detailed ambitions to help those with…

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Community run farm launches scheme to help adults with learning disabilities – Chelmsford Weekly News

A COMMUNITY-RUN farm has launched a scheme to help adults with learning disabilities after being handed a…

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Gloucestershire residents with learning disabilities and autism invited to comment on services – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

GLOUCESTERSHIRE residents with learning disabilities and autism are being asked to take part in a survey to…

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Sometimes people with learning disabilities need a hug – but support staff aren’t meant to give them – The Conversation UK

For some people with a learning disability, navigating elements of daily life can be a struggle –…

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‘Our club is the biggest social network for people with learning disabilities’ – The Guardian

Bubble Club runs inclusive events that combine fun nights out with teaching hands-on skills in the entertainment…

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New service combines at-home care with support for people with learning disabilities and their families – Bournemouth Echo

A NEW service has been launched to support people with learning disabilities and their families alongside at-home…

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Cwmbran mum wants more recognition for learning disabilities children on GCSE results day – South Wales Argus

A PROUD mum has taken to the internet to remind people how important it is to recognise…

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Ely community cafe is given a boost with fruit and vegetables grown by students with learning disabilities – Ely Standard

Adults with learning disabilities have recently been earning time credits by supporting the new My Way allotment…

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East Yorkshire brewery spotlights learning disabilities – BBC News

People with learning disabilities are trying to raise awareness of their condition by brewing beer. Spotlight Brewing has…

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Council spend on learning disabilities hits £28m – Swindon Advertiser

SPENDING on adults with learning disabilities hit £28 million, a council care boss said. Swindon Borough Council paid…

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New centre to support even more adults with learning disabilities – Stoke-on-Trent Live

A care company is opening a new centre so it can help more adults with learning disabilities…

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Workers with learning disabilities are delighted as Emsworth café reopens – The News

PEOPLE with learning disabilities were at risk of losing their chance to experience real-life work when a…

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NHS apologises for ‘avoidable’ death of woman with learning disabilities – ITV News

The family of a women with learning difficulties, who died following a treatable illness, has received an…

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City charity Spire Preston has new Glovers Bar location for its Club 98 weekly social for people with learning disabilities – Lancashire Evening Post

A small Preston charity with a big heart welcomed a surprise guest to the official opening of…

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Charity Styleability and Primark helping kids with learning disabilities have fun with fashion – London News Online

Pupils from a school learned how to have fun with fashion last week at a workshop set…

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People with learning disabilities enjoy “unforgettable” experience at sea – Charity Today News

A learning disability service in Herts & Essex has organised the holiday of a lifetime for a…

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