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4th February 2020
Good Lives 2020
Learning Disability England is launching a brand new initiative called Good Lives 2020. It aims to empower people with learning disabilities to put into action the changes that they want see in their lives and society as a whole.

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20th January 2020
Residential Care Mistreatment Survey
If you or someone you have been visiting in a residential care facility have been mistreated in any way University of Leeds Centre for Disability Studies would like to hear from you.

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10th December 2019
Home Truths - NDTi launches major housing surveys
The National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) is carrying out some research into the provision of housing services for people with Learning Disabilities and has developed two short surveys, one for Commissioners and one for Service Providers.

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29th October 2019
REACH out!
The REACH Standards Practical Guide (2019) is out now and MySafeHome is delighted to see that ensuring 'people are aware of the support available to become a home owner' is a key component of one of the Standards.

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7th October 2019
Care Home Abuse Report Published
MySafeHome welcomes the findings of The Devon Safeguarding Adults Board (DSAB) investigation into two 'care' homes run by the now defunct Atlas Project Team.

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3rd July 2019
Stripped of Human Rights Protests
Last week a series of protests against locking people with disabilities up in ATUs took place across the country.

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4th June 2019
No more reports - time for action
We were appalled by the abuse of people with disabilities in privately run 'hospitals' recently uncovered by Panorama and wholeheartedly back the efforts being made to compel the Government to take immediate action.

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21st May 2019
CQC What You Think...
As you may have heard on the news today the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has released its latest report into 'hospitals' for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health problems.

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8th February 2019
Mental Capacity Amendment Bill
MySafeHome was pleased to add its name to a letter drafted by the VODG (Voluntary Organisations Disability Group) and published today objecting to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill.

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7th February 2019
Institutions In All But Name
Despite pledges from the Government to halve the number of people with Learning Disabilities being housed in inpatient units many are sadly still being admitted.

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