Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, people with a learning disability have been left behind in the provision of support. In the new normal, what needs to change to better assist the learning disabled community? People with a learning disability have their say.
Treat Me Well
Charity Mencap is demanding action to close the health inequality gap for children with a learning disability. The new Children’s Campaign is calling for greater support from the point of diagnosis and beyond.
A new report from Mencap reveals unacceptable healthcare inequalities and discrimination during the pandemic towards people with a learning disability.
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.