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Homes not hospitals

Erin Dean Freelance health writer

Essential facts

Approximately 1.2 million people in England have a learning disability and it is estimated that up to 17% display behaviour that challenges. The exposure of widespread abuse at Winterbourne View in 2011 led to a review of care prompting the Transforming Care programme to move people from inpatient units to more personalised services based in communities.

Learning Disability Practice. 21, 3,10-10. doi: 10.7748/ldp.21.3.10.s8

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