A new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has looked into do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) for people throughout the ongoing pandemic, with worrying results aired by members of the disabled community.
Across the UK, thousands of people with a learning disability are slowly starting to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Here, Kyle, a Mencap service user writes about his experience of getting the first dose of a historical vaccination.
One fully vaccinated Mencap service speaks to Enable about their experiences, stressing the importance of the vaccine for people with a learning disability.
Today, Harvey Price has announced that he will be taking up a new role as Ambassador for the UK’s leading learning disability charity, Mencap.
Anyone can experience sleep issues, but for children with a learning disability it can be more common. Charities reveal their top tips to ensure everyone can have a good relationship with sleep.
Katie Price is a devoted and dedicated parent, and her new BBC One Documentary Katie Price: Harvey and Me showcases the powerful journey to support her eldest son’s transition from child to adult services.
The Department of Health and Social Care today (13 January) published its response to the Mental Health Act White Paper.
Mencap and CBF warn that the pressures of COVID is causing more delays to people with a learning disability and/or autism getting out of modern-day asylums.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has called for all GP consultations to take place remotely by default, leading to concerns for the disabled community.
Leading equity firm, Advent International, has donated £400,000 in response to Mencap’s urgent coronavirus appeal.
Learning Disability Week is well under way, and the theme for this year is the importance of friendships during lockdown.
Disability charity, Mencap has responded to NHS England data looking at COVID-19 related deaths to reveal that higher death rates can be found amongst people with a learning disability.
BBC’s Casualty and leading, learning disabilities charity, Mencap have teamed up to bring a three-episode story arc to the show to highlight health inequalities that exist for people living with a learning disability.
This week (18-22 November) is Learning Disability Work Week, celebrating what great employees people with a learning disability make.
Game of Thrones star, Kit Harington has donated $10,000 (roughly £8,000) to a fan-created fundraiser for learning disability charity, Mencap.