Tag Archives: Learning Disability

Social care staff to receive mandatory autism and disability training

Social care staff to receive mandatory autism and disability training

Health and social care staff could be legally required to undertake special learning disability or autism training, under new government proposals.

Milestones Trust celebrates ‘outstanding’ double

Leading learning disability charity, Milestones Trust, is celebrating after two of its services were recently rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC.

Huntercombe Group specialist care home is rated ‘outstanding’

Conifer Lodge, a small specialist care home for men with learning disabilities and mental health issues, has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC.

CQC takes enforcement action following care home sexual abuse allegations

Enforcement action is being taken by the CQC against a care home for adults with learning difficulties in Wiltshire following sexual abuse allegations.

Councils warn of £2bn rise in costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities

Councils have warned the costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities could rise by almost £2bn by 2025.

CQC issues damning verdict on Sussex Health Care service

Kingsmead Lodge in Horsham has been rated ‘inadequate’ and placed in special measures by the CQC.

Learning disabilities care provider celebrates awards hat-trick

Learning disabilities and mental health services care provider Community Therapeutic Services (CTS) has celebrated an awards hat-trick.

Woman dies in supported living flats fire

A woman has died after a fire broke out in supporting living flats provided by Sequence Care Group in Chingford, Waltham Forest.

VOICE OF THE INDUSTRY: Care chief calls for integrated health and social care

Integrated health and social care would transform support for people with learning disabilities, argues Dr Alison Rose-Quirie.
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