Learning disability

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Adults

Fitting contraceptive patch in best interests of woman with severe learning disabilities, court rules

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Adults

NHS trust pleads guilty over Connor Sparrowhawk’s ‘entirely preventable’ death

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Adults

Man with learning disabilities wins damages after human rights breach

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Adults

How to stop locking up people with learning disabilities who offend

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Adults, Mental Health

Southern Health leadership under fire after CQC finds ‘serious’ patient safety concerns

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Adults, Mental Health

NHS to bankroll development of Shared Lives support for adults in England

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Adults, Workforce

Social care has the wrong view of risk – to the detriment of learning disabled people

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Tackling mate crime: ‘We focus on what positive relationships look like’

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Adults, Mental Health

Winterbourne View report ignores the elephant in the room: funding

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Children, Adults

Stress on social work recognised in ruling on section 20 failings

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Children, Adults

Social workers praised and criticised by judge in ‘wrenchingly’ sad adoption case

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Adults, Stand Up For Social Work, Mental Health, Workforce

Social work hero: ‘His contribution is often undervalued but I am always impressed’

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

‘Lessons from the Southern Health report go beyond the NHS – social work must step up’

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Adults, Mental Health

How not to respond to criticism of your health or care organisation

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Adults, Mental Health

NHS trust investigated ‘too few’ deaths of mental health and learning disability patients

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Adults, Mental Health

Learning disabled people will get named social workers to ‘challenge’ NHS decisions

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