Category Archives: learning difficulties

County Council support to help most vulnerable

30 June 2011

County Council support to help most vulnerable
Edited by Andy Porter editor@wellbeingnorfolk.co.uk
 More people in Norfolk are set to benefit from a project that sees the health of vulnerable people benefit from a structured program of farming–related activities on a ‘care farm’.

If support workers would only listen to what people with a disablity want!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3FmlGjPITg&feature=related[/youtube]

 

Heavy Load is a punk rock band with learning disabilities.

The band and support worker Paul tour the country, proving that learning disabilities do not stop people expressing themselves.
Also read What is a learning disability?

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Childrenwithalearningdisability/Pages/Whatislearningdisability.aspx

Lancashire care home abuses revealed

Lancashire care home abuses revealed

11:57am Monday 20th June 2011

Twenty-three carers across Lancashire have been dismissed or are under investigation for abusing and mistreating patients, it has been revealed.

A Freedom of Information request has revealed eight cases involving physical abuse, four concerning financial and emotional abuse and five cases of verbal abuse across Lancashire County Council’s 17 care homes over the past two years.

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