Mental Capacity Act briefing1 November 2005
Need2Know is a series of policy briefings on new or changes to policy and legislation on public mental health issues. This issue of Need2Know is a briefing on the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Rights of people with intellectual disabilities1 November 2005
This report is one of a series of 14 country reports prepared by the Open Society Institute's EU Monitoring and Advocacy programme and the Open Society Mental Health Initiative.
Reviewing community learning disability teams1 November 2005
A presentation by Alison Giraud-Saunders about how community teams can work better together based on service-user reviews.
Education and employment for people with learning difficulties1 October 2005
An easy-read briefing about education and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities.
Recognising Fathers project leaflet1 October 2005
A short leaflet about the Recognising Fathers project which aimed to gain an understanding of the issues facing fathers of young children with learning disabilities, considering roles and responsibilities, employment, sources of support, and how services and practitioners interact with them.
Services for children & adolescents with learning disabilities and mental health problems1 October 2005
This summary is taken from a report commissioned by the Foundation to look at ways of improving access to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) for children and young people with learning disabilities who also have mental health problems.
The impact of person centred planning1 July 2005
This project was commission by the Department of Health under the Learning Disability Research Initiative. Additional funding for the project was provided by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.
Shaping the future1 May 2005
Shaping the Future is a pack to help organisation develop services and approaches that respond to what people with learning disabilities say they want.
We are the strongest link1 May 2005
This peer support training pack aims to help young people with learning disabilities feel stronger about themselves as they go through the transition from school to adult life.
Person-centred approaches and older families1 May 2005
This resource has been written as part of the Older Family Carers Initiative in direct response to the concerns raised by person-centred planning facilitators and coordinators.