Public Health England have published a report (12th November 2020).
CQC are conducting a national review into the use of Do Not Resuscitate orders during Covid-19, with a focus on people with learning disabilities and autism and older people.
Radio 4 File on 4 looked at Transforming Care, revisiting Bethany’s story which they first covered in 2018.
CQC commissioned to review use of restraint, seclusion and segregation for autistic people, and people with a learning disability and/or mental health condition.
The government response shows a lack of commitment to concrete actions.
Mencap and the Challenging Behaviour Foundation sound the alarm bell over continuing shocking levels of restrictive practices being used against people with a learning disability and/or autism in inpatient units.
“Data published today by NHS Digital shows that far too many children, young people and adults remain in inpatient units where they are at risk of restrictive interventions."
Another scandal in a Cygnet service means more individuals suffering abuse in services where they should be supported and cared for.