At least 12 million older people and disabled people do not receive the care they require, a number which has almost doubled since 2010. This is according to a May 2018 report by the Care and Support Alliance which reveals the impact of the failing social care system.
‘1 in 3 healthcare professionals think people with a learning disability receive worse quality healthcare than those without’. This is according to the February 2018 campaign report (pdf) from Mencap. Treat Me Well aims to transform how the NHS treats people with a learning disability in hospital.
The Disabled Children’s Partnership launched the Secret Life of Us campaign in June 2017.
Inclusion London are supporting disabled Londoners to make sure their voices are heard in the June general election – with a series of resources published in May 2017.
Young Minds and the National Autistic Society launched a March 2017 campaign to improve the rights of young people in inpatient units. The campaign called for NHS England to adopt the Always Charter, which set out twelve rights that young people in inpatient units and their families should always have.
Time to Change launched a February 2017 campaign to show he easy ways anyone can step in and support a friend by being in their corner.
The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was launched in January 2017. It aims to start a national conversation about the scale and impact of loneliness in the UK.
Action on Hearing Loss launched their campaign ‘Working for Change’ and corresponding report ‘Working for Change: Improving attitudes to hearing loss in the workplace’ in January 2017.
The Leadership Academy Programme (LAP), is a programme designed specifically for junior/middle level managers, who want to progress in their careers and have a disability or a long term health condition.
Mind launched their campaign Life Support in 2016. The campaign aims to defend life support services which help many people with mental health problems live a full life and stay well.