Publish date: 21st May 2019
This report once again highlights significant failings across the system and includes examples of some of our most vulnerable fellow citizens receiving appalling treatment. You can read the report here and the BBC's coverage of the story here. Of course one of the reasons often given for why people cannot be moved out of such facilities is a lack of suitable housing, which is precisely what HOLD (Home Ownership for people with Long-term Disabilities) is designed to deliver...
The Government has just announced funding of £62 million to help move people from hospital settings back into their local community.
Right2Home would like you to write to your MP to call for more to be done to move people with Learning Disabilities and Autism out of mental health hospitals and back into their community.
Remember that Learning Disability England has a range of FREE resources online to help keep you safe, busy and informed during 'lockdown'.