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Supporting and safeguarding adults with learning disabilities

Published Monday, October 16, 2017

A Westminster Hall debate on the supporting and safeguarding adults with learning disabilities is scheduled for Tuesday 17 October at 2:30pm. The Member leading the debate is Catherine McKinnell MP.

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This briefing provides a summary of current policy for adults with learning disabilities, safeguarding guidance, NHS programmes, parliamentary coverage and recent reports.

Further information is available in the House of Commons Library briefing on Learning Disability – policies and issues (April 2016). The briefing examines policies and services in the areas of:

  • Health and social care
  • Employment
  • Welfare and benefits
  • Education
  • Criminal justice

Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0179

Authors: Elizabeth Parkin; Alex Bate; Alexander Bellis

Topics: Community care, Health services

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