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This report examines current evidence and examples of good practice to advocate for people with learning disabilities about what is important to them in the provision of eye care and sight tests. It finds that people with learning disabilities are at high risk of developing sight problems but that support is lacking in assisting this group in accessing the services needed to prevent sight loss. The report highlights examples of projects and initiatives to improve access to eye care for those with learning disabilities.
Diabetes UK -
This report brings together evidence from recent national diabetes audit reports covering care processes and treatment targets, inpatient care, pregnancy and foot care. It sets out actions to improve the delivery support, care and prevention of diabetes in England. Some of the recommendations include greater support for lifestyle and behavioural changes; for CCGs to develop an improvement plan to tackle variation in treatment outcomes; and greater patient education to enable self-management.
Christie & Co -
Using the results of a survey of nearly 200 care providers, this report examines the pressures on funding, staffing and the bottom line impact on adult social care in the UK. It aims to place the issues of funding and staffing into context, assess the changes over the last year and provide answers to pivotal questions around this area.
This report shows that the capital's social housing residents make a contribution that is five times greater than the housing benefit bill for social housing residents in London in the same year. It contains an analysis of social housing residents' occupations in the capital shows that over a third work in the emergency services such as ambulance services.