What is important to you?1 April 2004
This booklet contains information about the things that people with learning disabilities say are important to them. We hope that it will help you to think about what is important in your life and to help you to tell others what you need.
An ordinary death1 February 2003
An update about the service needs of people with learning disabilities who are dying.
Meeting service needs1 January 2003
This report explores the mental health service needs of young people with learning disabilities. Young people with learning disabilities experience the same range of mental health problems as other young people but are at higher risk of developing such problems, especially at times of stress and change.
Support groups for older family carers of people with learning disabilities1 December 2001
Part of the GOLD programme, this is an update to a project where the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILT) work in collaboration with six local authorities in England to set up and evaluate local support groups for older family carers of people with learning disabilities.
Misplaced and forgotten update1 September 2001
This update presents the findings found from a large scale UK survey which confirmed concerns found in an earlier study about the placement of people with learning disabilities in residential services for older people.
Valuing people1 July 2001
For the first time in 30 years, the Government has produced a White Paper, Valuing People, outlining a strategy for learning disability services.
The looking forward project1 July 2001
Most adults with learning disabilities live with their family. However little is known about how they feel about this and what their hopes and dreams are for the future.
Valuing people with learning disabilities in England1 May 2001
Valuing People is the first Government White Paper on learning disabilities in England for 30 years. It provides a new vision for learning disability services based on the principles of rights, independence, choice and inclusion.
Building expectations: three years on1 March 2000
In 1996, the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities published a report entitles Building Expectations. Three years on, this report has been reviewed to consider to what extent the key recommendations have been taken forward.
Employment for people with learning disabilities who have high support needs1 January 2000
Few people with learning disabilities and high support needs have benefitted from the development of supported employment over the last two decades. One project that has addressed this issue is the Step Out project at L'Arche in Liverpool.