DPOs to write to minister over exclusion from social care meeting

Disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) are to write to the care minister to protest at her decision to organise a meeting to discuss the future of working-age social care without inviting a single DPO.

The failure to invite any DPOs to the “roundtable” event emerged last week after the disabled crossbench peer Baroness [Jane] Campbell had asked the government to extend the scope of its green paper on older people’s social care to include working-age disabled people with care needs.

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NDTi: Green Light Work: Reflections on examples from five NHS Trusts

Following initial publication of The Green Light Toolkit in 2013, this report explores the learning from five NHS Trusts organisations who use Green Light Work to improve the way that mental health services respond to people who also have learning disabilities or autism.

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