EL (88) P 225 : Assessments and Statements of Special Educational Needs: Procedures Within the Education, Health and Social Services – Department of Health and Social Security

EL (88) P 225 : Assessments and Statements of Special Educational Needs: Procedures Within the Education, Health and Social Services  

Learning Disability Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme: Action from Learning – NHS England

This report provides examples of the local changes that have been made to services so far and highlights the extensive work which is happening nationally in response to common themes raised through LeDeR reviews across the country.

Celebrate me: capturing the voices of learning disability nurses and people who use services – Foundation of Nursing Studies

This initiative aimed to engage with nurses and people using services to gather evidence and demonstrate the impact of learning disability nursing, from experience, to help sustain its future. The outcomes from the extensive engagement have enabled us to highlight

Far less than they deserve: Children with learning disabilities or autism living in mental health hospitals – Children’s Commissioner

The Children’s Commissioner’s Office undertook this research to understand better the experience of children with a learning disability or autism who are stuck in child and adolescent mental health hospitals for long periods.  It finds no good estimate of the

Segregation in mental health wards for children and young people and in wards for people with a learning disability or autism: Review of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with a mental health problem, a learning disability or autism: Interim report – Care Quality Commission

This is the interim report of a review commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the use of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with a mental health problem, a learning disability or autism.

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

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

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.

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

Good intentions, good enough?: A review of the experiences and outcomes of children and young people in residential special schools and colleges – Department for Education

Independent report by Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty sets out: how children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) are currently supported in residential special schools and colleges recommendations to support children, young people and their

Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Health Care Staff – Royal College of Nursing

One of the most important principles of safeguarding is that it is everyone’s responsibility. Health care staff frequently work with people in their moments of greatest need and can witness health and social inequalities which have a direct impact on

Ordinary residence guide: Determining local authority responsibilities under the Care Act and the Mental Health Act – Local Government Association

This guide is applicable to all adults whose care is commissioned in an area that is different from where they hold ordinary residence, including those whose services are governed by the Mental Health Act. This guide has been created to

Learning disabilities and autism: A health needs assessment for children and adults in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Rapid health needs assessment for learning disabilities and autism amongst adults and children for the nine local authority areas across Cheshire and Merseyside. The report focuses on the health and wellbeing needs of adults and children with learning disabilities and autism

A Health Needs Assessment for Children and Adults with Neurodevelopmental Conditions in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

A rapid health needs assessment for children and adults with neurodevelopmental conditions including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). This report includes a review of the literature which details: risk factors, prevalence estimates and a summary

Learning disabilities and autism: A health needs assessment for children and adults in Merseyside and North Cheshire: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory Report series number 94) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

The aim was to determine the health and wellbeing needs of people with learning disabilities and autism, providing accurate data. The findings have been used to develop a set of recommendations for local commissioners. Summary and Recommendations

Dementia and people with learning disabilities: making reasonable adjustments – Public Health England

This guide is part of a series of guides looking at reasonable adjustments in a specific service area.  It is intended to help staff in public health, health services and social care to ensure that their services are accessible to people with learning

Transforming care: the challenges and solutions – Voluntary Organisations Disability Group

Voluntary Organisations Disability Group report outlining challenges and solutions to moving people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health conditions out of long-stay inpatient care. This follows the implementation of a pilot project, the report offers recommendations for future steps.  The