This consultation document asked for views on the impact that closing the ILF in 2015 would have on users, local authorities and the wider care and support systems across the UK. It closed on 10 October 2012.
In June 2012, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published the results of its review of learning disability services, looking at 150 NHS, private care and social care services.
In March 2012, the JCHR published its report on the implementation of the right of disabled people to independent living; the report of the Government response was published in July 2012.
Back Up’s inclusive education toolkit is a comprehensive resource which aims to make including a child or young person with a spinal cord injury, back into school life less intimidating.
Learning Disability Wales are partners in an exciting and innovative three-year European Project with five other countries called ‘My Rights My Voice’.
Date 17 May 2012 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2012/1460.html&query=Essex+and+Secretary+and+of+and+State+and+for+and+Education&method=boolean Grounds Race, disability Summary of case The local authority applied for judicial review of a decision of the secretary of state to reduce the amount of funding for childcare, quality and access projects that could be carried forward into the following financial year. Outcome The secretary of …
A report published on 18 June 2012 by the London School of Economics reveals ‘the horrific scale of mental illness in Britain — and how little the NHS does about it’.
In June 2012, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published research on the rights of people with learning disabilities and mental health problems.
In March 2012, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland published ‘Strengthening Protection for Disabled People. Proposals for Reform’.
The EHRC policy report, ‘The perfect partnership – Workplace solutions for disabled people and business’, was published in May 2012.