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Including People with intellectual disabilities in mainstream health services: Government policy in England up to 2014

Posted: 05/08/14

An article by Sue Turner, published in Understanding Intellectual Disability and Health.

People with intellectual disabilities experience health inequalities that health services have a duty to address. However, despite numerous reports on poor health care for people with learning disabilities, and some attempt to address the issues raised within policy, many health services are still failing people with intellectual disabilities. This article describes the policy response in England to the numerous reports on poor healthcare for people with intellectual disabilities since Valuing People 2001.

To see the full article click the link on the right of this page.