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Not there yet – Russian Inclusion

September 30, 2015
Five Essential Service Accomplishments Inclusion of people with disabilities is becoming part of the British way of life. Whilst we have some way to go, it is already embedded in…
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Giving it away

June 5, 2015
This week has been Volunteers’ Week, and for many of us running care services, the tireless support of people who give up time to help others cannot be valued highly…
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Love is strange

May 29, 2015
In the news this month is the fact that people with learning disabilities are increasingly at risk of being groomed for sexual exploitation. How can we decide that someone we…
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Screening – stay on the radar

May 22, 2015
Screening – stay on the radar There is evidence that, despite Government initiatives to improve uptake, women with learning disabilities are less likely to be screened for breast and cervical…
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In the best interest – can we challenge the parent advocate?

May 18, 2015
This week, a thorny issue emerges as a mother ‘advocating’ for her son is causing problems for his care team. For adults with learning disabilities who cannot speak up for…
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Junket or jewel?

May 11, 2015
Are you bombarded on a daily basis with email and junk mail inviting you to all sorts of conferences? A cynic might suggest they are an opportunity for a sneaky…
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The Unthinkable

May 1, 2015
For all of us, dealing with the end of life is one of the hardest things we will have to face. It’s no less difficult for people with learning disability.…
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Sometimes less is more

February 20, 2015
The fact that serious sight problems are 10 times more common in people with learning disability has led to calls for increased commissioning of adapted sight tests for this group.…
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