Health inequalities and learning disabilities: The time for action is now!

Sarah Ormston in Care Talk, November 2020

MacIntyre was established in 1966 by Kenneth Newton Wright, the parent of a disabled child. It has grown to become a leading national charity, highly respected and committed to setting standards and increasing choice. MacIntyre provides learning, support and care for more than 1,200 children, young people and adults who have a learning disability and/or autism, at more than 150 services across England and Wales. Our diverse range of services includes registered care homes, supported living, outreach, accredited training schemes and lifelong learning services, as well as a residential special school and further education provision.

They use the NHS’s Anticipatory Care Calendar (Health Calendar) which provides an innovative approach to assessing health on a daily basis and is designed to alert social care staff to changes noticed in a person’s health, and provides clear directions about accessing care.

Read in full at Source: Health Inequalities & learning disabilities: The time for action is now! – Care Talk

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