The Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Alliance is a group of organisations that was brought together by the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England. The Alliance works on national policy and aims to: Improve health and care systems Make sure everyone has equal access to healthcare Help people […]
Jan Walmsley writes about why academics want to support Learning Disability England and how they can help people with learning disabilities and families change things for the better.
This is what Learning Disability England thinks about the Queen’s Speech (21st June 2017).
In August, the National Autistic Society had a CQC report of the service, Mendip House published in the media that said the service was unsatisfactory. Some of our family members asked us what we were going to do about this.
Before Learning Disability England was created, there was Housing & Support Alliance (H&SA). H&SA published lots of information and resources on the issues that affect people with learning disabilities, their families and organisations. Visit the Learning Disability England Library Please note: these pages are an archive and no longer updated. You can view all of […]
For a long time it has been clear that people with learning disabilities are still not equal in society. How this has been allowed to happen? It’s been allowed to happen because the learning disability sector is fragmented. We haven’t been working together. Self-advocate Gary Bourlet tried to change this by setting up a national self-advocacy […]
Housing & Support Alliance is working with the self-advocacy group People First England to create a new membership organisation, Learning Disability England.
Here are some thoughts about our meeting on 13th October 2015. We came together with self-advocates, family members and organisations to discuss forming a new learning disability membership organisation.