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.
During Learning Disability Week (17 – 23 June) it is a time to raise awareness of learning disability and get people connected. However, new research from Mencap has found that bullying is causing more people with learning disabilities to experience isolation.
Learning Disability Weeks 2019 (17 – 23 June) is looking at getting people with learning disabilities out of the home, connected and getting active with their local community.
To mark this year’s Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) Mencap is to deliver more than 1,200 handwritten letters to thank volunteers.
Game of Thrones’ very own Jon Snow (played by Kit Harington) is auctioning off the chance to join him for tea, and VIP access to his new play in London.
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The retrospective care costs for people with serious learning disabilities should be met in full As the Government’s self-imposed deadline of 2 October approaches and…