A disabled person’s care is hugely improved if their family and providers collaborate effectively. My charity’s guides help
Almost six years ago, a government report stressed how crucial family involvement is in the support of people with learning disabilities and autism.
Transforming Care: a National Response to Winterbourne View hospital was sparked by abuse at an NHS-funded inpatient unit in Gloucestershire. It stated that the “individual and her/his family must be at the centre of all support”, and added that if people complain about their relative’s care, they must be listened to and get the “advice they need to make that complaint”.