Centre for Disability Research, University of Lancaster (CeDR), June 2017
This report finds that around half of inpatient services for people with learning disabilities or autism are being run by the independent sector rather than the NHS. Over a quarter of a billion pounds of public money every year is being paid to independent sector companies to run these services. The report calls for greater scrutiny of these independently provided services to ensure they are providing a high quality of care.
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