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Burton Street Foundation - increasing access to health care for people with a learning disability
The families and carers of people with a learning disability #SpeakUp about annual health checks and hospital passports - two resources which can help people get the healthcare they need
Burton Street Foundation is a not-for-profit community organisation, providing a wide range of day services for people with learning disabilities.
17 December 2021
New national report: Recovery of NHS dental care too slow to help thousands left in pain
Lack of access to NHS dentistry has intensified as an issue for people over the last 18 months. The latest national Healthwatch research is a stark reminder that it is an issue decision-makers must react to now, to protect...
16 December 2021
Luv2MeetU - how do we fill the gaps in support for people with a learning disability?
What has Covid-19 been like for adults with a learning disability? Luv2MeetU's members #SpeakUp to say they need access to clearer information, plus more support to be independent and manage their own health
16 November 2021
Asperger's Children and Carers Together - supporting families of children with autism
ACCT used our #SpeakUp grant to talk to the parent-carers of children with autism at their peer support groups. They wanted to find out what was important to them, such as experiences of getting support for their children in school.
5 November 2021