A list of Literature Regarding The Care of People With Learning Disabilities

December 13, 2015

UK

Autism Act 2009

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2009/15/contents

Care Act 2014

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2014/23/contents/enacted

Dementia and People with learning disabilities 

http://www.bps.org.uk/system/files/Public%20files/rep77_dementia_and_id.pdf

Valuing people and Valuing people now

http://www.salford.gov.uk/d/valuingpeoplenow-summary.pdf

Equality act 2010

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/85012/easy-read.pdf

MCA (mental capacity act) 2005 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2005/9/contents

DOLs (Cheshire west ruling/ update) 2014

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/300106/DH_…

Human Rights Act 1998

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/42/contents

Disability discrimination act 1995

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1995/50/contents

Making Safeguarding Personal 2015

http://www.local.gov.uk/documents/10180/6869714/Making+safeguarding+personal_a+toolkit+for+responses_4th+Edition+2015.pdf/1a…

A Life Like Any Other? Human Rights of Adults with Learning Disabilities 

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/jt200708/jtselect/jtrights/40/40i.pdf

‘Don’t Box Me In!’ – Disability Identity and Transition to young adult life 

http://www.barnardos.org.uk/don_t_box_me_in_-_exec_summary.pdf

Supporting People Review

https://www.dsdni.gov.uk/publications/review-supporting-people

Sexual Offences Act 2003

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2003/42/contents

National Health service and community care act 1990

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/19/contents

Learning Disabilities; Challenging behaviour (QS101) – NICE

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs101

Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges – NICE

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng11

Positive and Safe Reducing Restrictive Practice

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/positive-and-safe-reducing-the-need-for-restrictive-interventions

Rapid Tranquillisation -NICE

https://www.nice.org.uk/advice/esuom28/ifp/chapter/what-is-rapid-tranquillisation

Strengthening The Commitment One Year On 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/309153/Strengthening_….

Breaking Point – Mencap

https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2008-03/Breaking_Point_Families_still_need_a_break.pdf

Brief Guide: Restraint (Physical and Mechanical) 

http://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/20151008_briefguide-Restraint_physical_mechanical.pdf

Death by Indifference: 74 deaths and counting – Mencap

https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Death%20by%20Indifference%20-%2074%20Deaths%20and%20counting.pdf

Confidential Inquiry into premature deaths of people with learning disabilities 

https://www.mencap.org.uk/confidential-inquiry-briefing

http://www.bris.ac.uk/cipold/

Health and Social Care Act 2012

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2012/7/contents/enacted

Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000/16/contents

Care Standards Act 2000

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000/14/contents

England

People with Learning Disabilities in England 2011

https://www.improvinghealthandlives.org.uk/publications/1063/People_with_Learning_Disabilities_in_England_2011

Scotland 

Scottish Good Practice Guidelines for Supporting Parents with Learning Disabilities

http://www.scld.org.uk/publications/scottish-good-practice-guidelines-for-supporting-parents-with-learning-disabilities/

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2000/4/contents

Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1968/49/contents

The Keys to life – Improving quality of life for people with learning disabilities 

http://www.gov.scot/resource/0042/00424389.pdf

Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2007/10/contents

Children (Scotland) Act 1995

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1995/36/contents

Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC)

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act 2003

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2003/13/contents

Strengthening the commitment – The Scottish Government 

http://www.gov.scot/resource/0039/00391946.pdf

Wales

Good practice framework for people with a learning disability requiring planned secondary care.

http://gov.wales/topics/health/publications/health/guidance/practice/?lang=en

Practice Guidance on developing a commissioning strategy for people with a learning disability.

http://gov.wales/topics/health/publications/socialcare/guidance1/comissioning/?lang=en

The self-assessment checklist for monitoring services for people with learning disability and challenging behaviour 

http://gov.wales/topics/health/publications/socialcare/guidance1/checklist/?lang=en

Learning Disability Strategy: Section 7

http://gov.wales/topics/health/publications/socialcare/guidance1/disabilitystrategy/?lang=en

Northern Ireland 

Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults in Mental Health and Learning Disability Hospitals in Northern Ireland 

http://www.rqia.org.uk/cms_resources/Safeguarding%20Report%20Regional%20Summary%2Epdf

Worldwide

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

http://www.un.org/disabilities/convention/conventionfull.shtml

Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003

http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2003/0116/latest/DLM224578.html

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