Top academics in the field of learning disability nursing are calling for a high-level meeting to discuss staffing in the speciality, which faces a recruitment and retention crisis.
By Tracy Hammond
LDE has commented before about the death of Danny Tozer and sadly, we’re not convinced that across the sector, services are any safer, or care standards any better since this tragic event.
Once again, we are writing about how people should be safe and free from abuse in services, when we should be aspiring to so much more for people.
In this guest blog post, Jason Jaspal from Disability Rights UK discusses the challenges that people with learning disabilities can experience around managing their finances, and explains why they have been working with the Money Advice Trust on a new training course for advisers.
Webinar: Learning disabilities & dementia –
Enhancing care & support
Tuesday 8 May, 10 – 11am
This webinar will feature MacIntytre’s Department of Health funded ‘Dementia Project’, which aims to improve awareness of learning disabilities and dementia, support a timely diagnosis and train professionals. It will give practical tips for any health and social care provider who is supporting people with a learning disability and dementia, or who are at risk of developing dementia. Register here.