Care in the News

Media statement on the inappropriate use of psychotropic drugs

The Mental Health Foundation and Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities joint statement on the inappropriate use of psychotropic drugs.

[Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities] 03-09-2015


Factsheets for frontline staff and practitioners in the criminal justice system

We have undertaken an exercise with frontline staff in the criminal justice system to find out what kinds of difficulties they face when supporting clients with learning disabilities and what would help.

[Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities] 28-05-2015


Helping people with learning disabilities to understand ageing and living with dementia

A new handbook will help people with learning disabilities to understand ageing and living with dementia.

[Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities] 20-05-2015


New consultation can't ignore wishes of people with learning disabilities and mental health problems

Our response to No voice unheard, no right ignored, launched today by Minister of State for Care and Support, Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP.

[Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities] 06-03-2015


Report shows unacceptable care of those with learning disabilities in assessment and treatment units

Once again the media are reporting stories of neglect and shortcomings in the care of people with learning disabilities.

[Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities] 26-11-2014


Jon Snow backs need for media responsibility in representing learning disabilities

We are calling for a change to the language used about people with learning disabilities and the way they are represented on TV and on radio.

[Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities] 01-07-2014