Here to help with questions relating to learning disability and its impact on family carers
Learning from safeguarding adults reviews
Events in Birmingham on 14 September and London on 20 September
Webinar online on 26 September
The Department of Health has commissioned SCIE and RIPfA to improve the quality and use of safeguarding adults reviews (SARs). There are three upcoming events on the theme of ‘Making the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) accessible through a national library’.
Well another day another manifesto launch, again as with the others I read the Conservative Manifesto from cover to cover looking for references to people with a learning disability but again I didn’t find much Continue reading
Yesterday saw the launch of the Liberal Democrat manifesto and I will try to cover the relevant points as I did with the Labour Party.
I have to say that there were not many references to learning disability so I’ll do the best I can with the limited resources offered. The full manifesto can be downloaded by entering Liberal Democrat Manifesto 2017 into your search engine Continue reading
Well I didn’t think we would be doing this again so soon after last time but who am I to expect that 5 year fixed term parliaments should actually mean that!
Once again I am going to read all the manifestos for the main political parties for references to learning disability and specific policies that affect people with a learning disability.
First off the blocks is the Labour Party who published their manifesto yesterday and it is very easily downloadable, just enter labour party manifesto into your search engine. Continue reading
If you read it, it will quickly become clear that she wants us to remember the mantra ‘ mental incapacity is not a legal incapacity to vote’ with the slightly less memorable addendum ‘thanks to s73 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006′. Continue reading