The rise of the ambassador: What have we done……..? | BLOG06

We only write one blog a month to update you on what the programme has been up to, and every time we want to share amazing news we find yet another story is broadcast that brings into focus the stark reality of care and support for people with an intellectual disability and or autism in … Continue reading The rise of the ambassador: What have we done……..? | BLOG06

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Fewer Learning Disability nurses: What might this mean? | BLOG05

With Autumn just around the corner, this is traditionally a time of new beginnings as children go back to school and students either return to University or begin their studies. Figures recently released by the Nursing Standard Journal and the Health Foundation shows that one in four students who began three year degrees that were … Continue reading Fewer Learning Disability nurses: What might this mean? | BLOG05

“School’s out for summer” Alice Cooper (1972) | BLOG04

July 2018; a month of heatwaves, the start of holidays for many and a time of year I just love. I was listening to the radio recently and an Alice Cooper track came on from 1972-titled “Schools out” music for me normally is something to have on in the background while I do other things … Continue reading “School’s out for summer” Alice Cooper (1972) | BLOG04

Is Workforce one of the answers to reducing premature death? | BLOG02

What a month of contrasts; we have experienced heat waves and thunder storms, celebrated a Royal marriage and mourned the content of the annual report that the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme published on 4th May. Deborah Coles, Executive Director of INQUEST summarised the report on the INQUEST website https://www.inquest.org.uk/inquest-responds-leder-report and we also heard … Continue reading Is Workforce one of the answers to reducing premature death? | BLOG02

BLOG 2 LAUNCH: End of Life Care Planning for Young People with Learning Disabilities and their Families: the ADVANCE Framework

A toolkit that puts the young person with learning disabilities first and prioritises, as far as possible, what they would wish for themselves at the end of life