Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 13 Issue 3

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Learning disability policy in the UK

Simon Whitehead, Lisa Curtice, Stephen Beyer, Roy McConkey, Siobhan Bogues

This article provides separate, but linked, overviews of learning disability policy in the four countries of the UK, commenting on current policy and its links to the wider policy…


Personal budgets in social care: the challenge of scaling up

Martin Routledge, Zoe Porter

Personal budgets are part of the Putting People First agenda in England and are at the heart of the biggest change in social care for decades. This article discusses the rationale…


Changes in demography and demand for services from people with complex needs and profound and multiple learning disabilities

Richard Parrott, Nigel Tilley, John Wolstenholme

This article describes the changes in the population of people with learning disabilities in Sheffield and the associated demand for specialist learning disability services…

Health checks and people with learning disabilities

Janet Cobb, Alison Giraud‐Saunders, Mike Kerr

This article addresses the need for health checks for people with learning disabilities as a proven route to identifying and tackling health inequalities, what health checks…


Supported employment for people with learning disabilities: the case for full‐time work

George McInally

North Lanarkshire Council's supported employment service has achieved a reputation for delivering full‐time work for people who have learning disabilities. Since 1999, the service…

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