Voluntary Sector Organisations: Improving Care for People With Learning Disabilities and Dementia (VODG)


A recent Voluntary Organisations Disability Group “Staying put” report covers the work of the voluntary sector with care providers which aims to improve the quality of life of people with a learning disability and dementia. It addresses the issues from the perspectives of policy, research and practice.

Links are supplied to further information and resources.

“The report was funded through the voluntary sector strategic partner programme which is backed by the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England”.

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New report calls for the needs of people with learning disabilities and dementia to be better addressed. London: Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG), January 24th 2017.

This relates to:

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Staying put: developing dementia-friendly care and support for people with a learning disability. London: Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG), January 24th 2017.

Prevalence Statistics

An earlier report, explores the incidence and experience of dementia for people within protected minorities.

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Dementia, equity and rights. London: Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG), 2016.

The prevalence of some long-term conditions, including dementia, epilepsy and diabetes, is higher in people with learning disabilities:

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Health and Care of People with Learning Disabilities: Experimental Statistics: 2014 to 2015. London: NHS Digital, December 9th 2016.

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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