This booklet provides advice for family carers of adults with a learning disability. This guide offers valuable information to help families think about what they can do to support their family member.
This think tank paper proposes that higher “sin” taxes on alcohol, tobacco and sugary foods, means-testing of NHS “Continuing Care”, plus a £10 per month NHS membership charge and other patient contributions are needed for the NHS to survive the next five years.
The framework brings together information about patients’ rights to choice about their health care, where to get more information to help make a choice, and how they can complain if they have not been offered choice. For 2014-15 expanded to include patients’ rights to choice in the area of mental health.
This document provides a framework for adult health and social care services to develop a culture where restrictive interventions are only ever used as a last resort.
Research finds no significant difference in how advanced cancer was at diagnosis for people with a history of mental illness, compared to those without. However, they did find that people with mental health disorders had worse survival after cancer diagnosis, suggesting that the problems arise during their care, rather than being due to late screening or diagnosis.