Learning Disability England is appalled at the conditions at St Andrews Hospital that were shown in the Dispatches documentary Under Lock and Key, but sadly not surprised.
EDIT: the deadline for applications has now passed. Thanks to all those who applied!
This week Learning Disability England is holding a meeting for our members about social care funding. Or lack of funding!
Laura is the first woman with a learning Disability to win a place at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Show.
As well as being an artist, Laura is also a Quality Checker for LDE members’ Choice support and The Association of Quality Checkers. To take a look at Laura’s website where you can see and buy her work visit www.laurabroughtonartist.weebly.com. Read more “Laura Broughton”
Services should be fit for purpose in every Local Authority across England; we shouldn’t have certain areas falling behind in this day and age!
When we launched Learning Disability England we awarded lifetime memberships to 8 self-advocates who had inspired us. We’ve been interviewing them so you can get to know them better!
Here’s our interview with Jackie Downer MBE.