STOMP and STAMP: The Principles Behind the Pledge – NHS England

STOMP -STAMP (Stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both-Supporting Treatment and Appropriate Medication in Paediatrics) pledge resources for organisations and individuals that work with children and young people with a learning disability, autism or both

Welfare trends report – Office for Budget Responsibility

Report that  focuses on disability benefits – payments that contribute to the extra costs associated with daily living and mobility for people with disabling conditions. It has two purposes. First, to explain the evolution of spending on disability benefits over the

Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) And Other Adaptations: External Review – University of the West of England

This review looks at how the Disabled Facilities Grant currently operates and makes evidenced based recommendations for the future. The aim is to support more people of all ages to live in suitable housing so they can stay independent for

Voluntary Reporting On Disability, Mental Health And Wellbeing: A Framework To Support Employers To Report Voluntarily On Disability, Mental Health And Wellbeing In The Workplace – Department for Work and Pensions

The government believes that transparency and reporting can support the cultural change required to build a more inclusive society. The voluntary reporting framework has been developed by the government in partnership with leading businesses and third sector organisations to support

Ask Listen Do: Making conversations count in health, social care and education: Tips for health, social care and education organisations and practitioners – NHS England

This Ask Listen Do resource shares tips for health, social care and education organisations and practitioners with the aim of making feedback, concerns and complaints easier for people with a learning disability, autistic people, families and carers.

Physical activity for general health benefits in disabled adults: Summary of a rapid evidence review for the UK Chief Medical Officers’ update of the physical activity guidelines – Public Health England

Disabled people are twice as likely to be inactive when compared to non-disabled people. This report provides a review of the scientific evidence of the health benefits for physical activity specifically for disabled adults. It will inform the review of

Liverpool City Region Incapacity Benefit Profile – North West Public Health Observatory

High numbers of incapacity benefits claimants among Liverpool City Region working age residents are of key concern to the Health is Wealth Commission, and form part of nationwide problem that is attracting increasing attention, not least because the direct and associated costs of

National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care: October 2018 (Revised) – Department of Health and Social Care

NHS continuing healthcare is an ongoing package of health and social care that is arranged and funded solely by the NHS where an individual is found to have a primary health need. Such care is provided to an individual aged 18

Poverty in Scotland – Josephy Rowntree Foundation

Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis looking at poverty trends for families with children in Scotland, reflecting the commitments in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act to achieve substantial reductions by 2030. It highlights upcoming Scottish Government labour market strategies that have the potential to

NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme care pathway: 18+0 to 20+6 week fetal anomaly ultrasound scan – Public Health England

This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for 18+0 to 20+6 week fetal anomaly ultrasound scan.

NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme care pathway: Down’s (T21), Edwards’ (T18) and Patau’s (T13) – Public Health England

This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for Down’s (T21), Edwards’ (T18) and Patau’s (T13).

A new measure of poverty for the UK: The final report of the Social Metrics Commission – Social Metrics Commission

While various measures of income inequality and poverty exist, the UK no longer has an official measure of poverty for children, adults or pensioners.  This leaves a situation where policymakers and politicians are less able to track progress and it

NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme Handbook – Public Health England

The purpose of this handbook is to bring together in one publication the Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme’s (FASP) guidelines and recommendations that relate to the screening pathway and are not covered in detail in the other handbooks.  It includes: an overview

NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme: Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome screening Handbook for Laboratories Valid from August 2018 – Public Health England

This publication explains laboratory standards and processes for antenatal chromosomal abnormality screening: Down’s syndrome (Trisomy 21) Edwards’ syndrome (Trisomy 18) Patau’s syndrome(Trisomy 13) The document includes: an overview of the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) explanation of screening tests and

The development of a screen to identify individuals who may need support with their learning: (Analytical Summary 2018) – The Home Office

This research describes the development of a tool to identify individuals in the criminal justice system who may be more likely to have a learning disability and struggle with their sentence. It is important to have this information so that

The government response to the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme 2nd annual report – Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England

Response that accepts the recommendations of The Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme: Annual Report 2017 – University of Bristol Norah Fry Centre for Disability Studies and sets out a plan of action for each one.  The actions will help address the inequality in

Supporting employment among people with disabilities or long-term health conditions – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report is the first in a series prepared in collaboration with the ChaMPs public health network. Following reforms to the UK welfare system it is predicted that the number of individuals claiming incapacity benefits in the North West is

A new deal for social housing – Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government

Green Paper that proposes fundamental reform to ensure social homes provide an essential, safe, well-managed service for all those who need it.  Social housing has a key role to play in supporting the health and wellbeing of some of the