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Mencap is calling on the Government to make the NHS safe for people with a learning disability following the publication of a new report Death by indifference: 74 deaths and counting, which finds continued institutional discrimination in the NHS. National learning disability charity Mencap is calling on the Government to make the NHS safe for people with a learning disability following the publication of a new report Death byindifference: 74 deaths and counting, which finds continued institutional discrimination in the NHS. The report highlights the deaths of 74 people with a learning disability in NHS care over the last ten years, which Mencap believes could have been avoided and are a direct result of institutional discrimination. The report uncovers common errors made by healthcare professionals.

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If you are a family carer in need of support then please contact our helpline. All our information sheets are available to download. The publication of the Death by Indifference report prompted a number of families to contact Mencap, and they continued to do so in the weeks, months and years that followed. These cases — a total of 74 to date — highlight an NHS that continues to fail people with a learning disability. When our son William was diagnosed with Tuberous sclerosis we decided that stairs and complex epilepsy were not a It was four years ago when on one afternoon, my wife and I staggered home from our local medical centre.

Our then My niece, Fauzia, was transferred to a forensic psychiatric hospital in Northampton in , the only option Simon is a fantastic 6 year old boy with Fragile X syndrome, but as is no doubt true of many other parents, we have Kinton is a 10 year old boy, he is lively, bubbly, and affectionate and he loves swimming and chicken. He now has a Our son James, who has a severe learning disability and autism, left residential special school with no properly If there is one thing that sticks out in my mind about my son Christopher, who has autism and severe learning Our son James has an acquired brain injury as the result of neurosurgery and immediate post-operative meningitis when Niamh is 7 and has Tuberous Sclerosis TS.

Balwinder talks about how she got good support for her daughter, Mindy, with the support of the CBF. Josie is 16 years old and has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy and challenging behaviour. Initially she went to My son, Richard, is nearly 40 years old, is diagnosed with severe autism, and sometimes displays challenging behaviour Laura is 22 years old and has Cornelia de Lange Syndrome.

I discovered quite early on that there were going to be Hello — my name is Pete, I am very happily married to the lovely Wendy and we have been blessed with 2 children When my son was small I could only take him to playgrounds in the rain as I knew they would be empty.

Shopping was a My son Adam is He has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy, autism and severe challenging behaviour. Adam often As I write this our son Daniel now 13 is having his support package reviewed, it terrifies me what the outcome may be, Helen Cherry, a family carer, talks about the inspiration behind her graphics, illustrating the challenges of sensory When the long-awaited Care Act was published, it was the biggest shake-up of health and social care legalisation in a We discovered Intensive Interaction when Rhys was about My daughter, Katie, has Tuberous Sclerosis, which is a genetic condition and it manifests in various organs, causing As the parent of a 21 year old with severe learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges, I have found that Five years ago I had the privilege of being asked to set up and facilitate a Circle for Niki.

I had known his parents My brother Deepak is 28, the youngest of five siblings. Deepak has a wonderful presence and the best smile and we are News CQC publishes data on deaths of people with a learning disability Covid 19 - National Guidance Covid 19 and learning disabilities latest news.

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If you are a family carer in need of support then please contact our helpline. All our information sheets are available to download. The publication of the Death by Indifference report prompted a number of families to contact Mencap, and they continued to do so in the weeks, months and years that followed. These cases — a total of 74 to date — highlight an NHS that continues to fail people with a learning disability. When our son William was diagnosed with Tuberous sclerosis we decided that stairs and complex epilepsy were not a

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