Homes not hospitals
Erin Dean Freelance health writer
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