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Learning disability and autistic people reluctant to provide feedback on care

CQC has made improving care for people with a learning disability and autistic people a priority, which is why Debbie Ivanova, the Deputy Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care is leading a new programme of work to transform the way they regulate services for people with a learning disability and autistic people.

Woman with learning disabilities steps up to charity challenge

Linda decided to put her daily exercise towards a good cause as part of Hft’s Valentine’s Day-themed 1.4 Challenge, which saw the charity asking fundraisers to raise money by taking on activities based around the numbers 1 and 4.

DC Care Sells 3 Dimensions Care Ltd Specialist School & Residential Homes

DC Care is delighted to confirm the completion of the sale of Seely Hirst House, a care home registered for 38 in Nottingham. The home was marketed on behalf of Adrian Allen and Diana Frangiou, of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP.

Heathcotes Group opens new supported living properties in Bradford

Care provider, Heathcotes Group, has opened Horton View, a new provision of independent supported living properties in Bradford for adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs.

Bishop’s Stortford charity worker raises money for local adults with learning disabilities.

A charity worker from Bishop’s Stortford took to the skies last week to raise money for local adults with learning disabilities. Charlie Strube has been...

Problems facing social care services for people with learning disabilities forces legal action

The news that families are to take legal action against local authorities and hospitals to ensure that people with learning disabilities are able to...

Insight into pressures facing families living with learning disabilities-Who will do that when I die?

 ‘I hope my child dies before me’ say desperate parents of people with learning disabilities Major study reveals deep anxiety about impact of cuts to...

Nine national professional advisors for mental health join CQC

CQC have recruited nine national advisors to provide advice and leadership on how they inspect and regulate mental health and learning disability services across England. They...

Voyage Care opens Nuneaton supported living scheme

A new purpose-built supported living scheme for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs has opened in Nuneaton.   Operated by leading social care provider Voyage...

Shared Living Arrangements Preserved at Botton Following Agreement with CVT

Campaign group Action for Botton has confirmed the shared living arrangement of Villagers and Co-workers at the Botton community has been guaranteed for the...

Social care cuts that leave many powerless and confused

By Anna Galliford, Chief Executive FitzRoy, national charity supporting people with learning disabilities. Every sector has its buzz words. The two I hear most in...

Care and Support Specialised Housing Fund: Phase 2 Open for Bids

Up to £155 million more now available for housing to help people live independently. Applications are now open for phase 2 of the Care and...

We must stop failing people with learning disabilities

FitzRoy, a national charity that supports people with learning disabilities, hope that all political parties, and the health and social care sector, rise to...

Change of name for CuroCare as it becomes Sequence Care Group

The specialist care provider, CuroCare, is delighted to announce that from today it will be known as Sequence Care Group.   Sequence Care Group’s services support...

People with learning disabilities call for more support to build relationships

Adults with learning disabilities want more support to meet new people and play an active role in the community. This was one of the...

CMG showcases innovative activities for people with multiple learning disabilities

Pimp My Chair was just one activity on offer as leading care provider CMG showcased innovative ways to complement programmes of care for people...

New internship helps three learning disabled students secure employment

Last week, eight Leicester students with learning disabilities celebrated as they graduated from a nine month supported internship with Remploy, based at their head...

TV presenters support change of language about people with learning disabilities

Today, The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities are calling for a change to the language used about people with learning disabilities and the...

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