Councillor Currie stands in front of an SCLD banner to launch the local strategy guidance

Local Strategy Guidance Launched

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Today saw the launch of Developing a Learning Disability Strategy: Guidance, suggestions and questions for developing a local learning disability strategy – a useful resource for Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs), local authorities and health boards when planning their local strategies. Containing good practice examples and reflective questions, this is an invaluable resource for anyone playing a part in …

A statement from SCLD

Inclusion is key to preventing further abuse

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Download an easyread version of this statement here. Like so many across the learning disability community and beyond, SCLD was appalled by the horrendous footage recently featured on Panorama’s exposé of the specialist hospital, Whorlton Hall. People with learning disabilities deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, so it was shocking to see behaviour that fell so drastically short …