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28th November 2018
Attention...not detention
Our colleagues at Learning Disability England (LDE) have launched a petition to try to finally end the detention of people with disabilities in Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs).

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13th November 2018
NHS England looks to the future
As regular readers of our news page will know NHS England is preparing a major 10 year plan and better meeting the needs of people with Learning Disabilities and Autism is a key part of it all.

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9th November 2018
Make a date for the LDE Annual Conference!
Learning Disability England has announced that it is holding its Annual Conference in Manchester on Thursday January 24th 2019.

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31st October 2018
Vote KeyRing!
KeyRing (who provide supported living networks) have been shortlisted for some funding to help pay for financial support work in Nuneaton and Bedworth.

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8th October 2018
Transforming Care - Is it Working?
After the Winterbourne View scandal the government pledged to move people with disabilities out of unsuitable 'hospital' placements and into supported community living settings. This initiative was called 'Transforming Care'.

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10th September 2018
Advance Housing wins the double for HOLD!
We are delighted to announce that Advance Housing, who have supported more than 600 of our buyers over the past 20 years, won TWO prestigious National Housing Awards for HOLD last week!

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29th August 2018
Ready, aim, "dire"...DR UK blasts Universal Credit
Disability Rights UK has branded Universal Credit as "dire" and says that it is not fit for managed migration in its current form.

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1st August 2018
Sleep easier...
You may have seen that The Court of Appeal has made a ruling on Sleep In payments. The court found in favour of Mencap, so this means that the national minimum wage does not apply when a support worker is sleeping.

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20th July 2018
A List Not To Be Missed!
The Learning Disability and Autism Leaders’ List 2018 is the UK’s first national listing of people with learning disabilities and/or autism who are helping make things better for themselves and others.

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3rd July 2018
Your Chance To Transform Transforming Care!
This is an urgent call to action as Norman Lamb MP has just secured a Westminster debate on the slow progress of Transforming Care.

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