NHS Announce New Care Guidelines for Learning Disablities

The NHS have announced new draft guidelines to help transform the care of people with learning disabilities and/or autism. The new draft service model is the latest piece of work to emerge from the Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities programme, which is a joint piece of work between the NHS England, the LGA, ADASS, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Health Education England (HEE) and the Department of Health (DH).

The Service Model sets out nine overarching principles which define what