NFCN Bulletin 11 December 2014

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Contents:

1. ASSESSMENTS AND THE CARE ACT
2. Minister to consult on changing law to transform learning disability care post- Winterbourne
3. How the government is supporting carers
4. 70,000 older people in significant need go without paid or unpaid care, finds study
5.  Chris Hatton's blog: The times they are not changing
6. The Autumn Statement & DWP
7. Launch of the Coalition for Collaborative Care (C4CC)
8. MyNHS
9. Charities call on DH for independent inquiry into any death of a person with a learning disability in an inpatient unit
10. Health and adult social care must embrace complaints to improve services
11. Everything you need to know about voting
12. Fans with learning disabilities may not get to see their favourite bands because of their carers’ shift hours – here’s how to fix that. Plus, five other sociable community schemes
13. Autistic girl finds her 'voice'

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