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Atrium Notebook Councils slashing free adult social care

The Guardian

Thousands of older people and those with disabilities have had their care cut in the past year as cash-strapped councils reduce the level of support they provide, a survey has found.

The number of councils in England cutting back on free adult ...

18/11/2011 - 3:28am
Ellie Keen
Atrium Notebook CQC publishes ten reports of services for people with learning disabilities

Review of learning disability services

One of the actions we said we would take in the wake of the Panorama programme on Winterbourne View was a programme of unannounced inspections of services for people with learning disabilities.

This is a targeted programme of inspections of hospitals and care homes that care for people with learning disabilities. It is looking...

17/01/2012 - 2:58pm
Ed Wilcox
Atrium Notebook CQC: 'People often not at the centre of their own care'

Extracts taken from CQC - Care Quality Commission - media release.

'People often not at the centre of their own care, says CQC as it publishes reports from its review of services for people with learning disabilities

'The Care Quality Commission (CQC) today publishes a further 20 reports from a targeted...

10/02/2012 - 12:19pm
Ed Wilcox
Atrium Notebook Disability 18/11/2011 - 3:09am
Ellie Keen
Atrium Notebook Human rights based framework necessary for disability nursing

'Develop learning disability nursing to stop more scandals'

If no action is taken to improve the quality of learning disability nursing then we are likely to see more “Winterbourne View” care failings, warns Bob Gates.

We must understand why such terrible care failings for people with...

18/11/2011 - 3:08am
Ellie Keen
Atrium Notebook Social care: judge rules cuts are 'potentially devastating'

Birmingham City Council budget plans need rethink after court rulings

Sir Albert (Lab Ladywood) said: “Two judicial reviews found the council acted unlawfully in approving budget-making decisions. Something is clearly dramatically wrong in Birmingham.

“There should...

18/11/2011 - 3:24am
Ellie Keen