Progress Report on Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities (NHS England / BBC News / SeeAbility)

Summary

The Transforming Care Delivery Board, with the joint involvement of NHS England, the Local Government Association (LGA), the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Health Education England (HEE) and the Department of Health, has published a progress report improvements to services for people with learning disabilities.

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Transforming care for people with learning disabilities – progress report. London: NHS England, July 3rd 2015.

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Transforming care for people with learning disabilities – next steps. Progress Report from the Transforming Care Delivery Board – 3 July 2015. London: NHS England, July 3rd 2015.

This report is an update on work towards achieving the ambitions defined in the earlier Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities – Next Steps report:

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Transforming care for people with learning disabilities – next steps. London: NHS England, January 28th 2015.

NHS England has announced that the number of hospital beds for people with learning disabilities and autism will be halved in England, in order to transfer care into the community:

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Gallagher, J. (2015). Learning disability care hospital beds reduced. London: BBC Health News, October 30th 2015.

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Gallagher, J. (2015). Specialist NHS learning disability hospital to close in review. London: BBC Health News / BBC Lancashire News, October 30th 2015.

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‘Homes not hospitals’ for people with learning disabilities. London: NHS England, October 30th 2015.

An Equal Right to Sight

People with learning disabilities are prone to high levels of sight problems and may fail to receive suitable eye care. The following report makes recommendations to ensure people with learning disabilities receive extra support to get eye care.

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Delivering an equal right to sight. Epsom [Surrey]: SeeAbility Eye Care and Vision, June 28th 2016.

June 2017 Update: A Further £10 Million Investment in Transforming Care Partnerships

Patients with a learning disability, autism will benefit from a further £10 million invested by NHS England in fourteen local Transforming Care Partnerships, to help such persons lead more independent lives, closer to their friends and family.

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NHS England to invest in building the right support for people with a learning disability. [Online]: NHS England, June 20th 2017.

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