Author: juliebarker

Care In Mental Health Hospitals

The National Autistic Society have launched a campaign calling for the NHS to adopt their “Always Charter”. The Always Charter relates to the rights of young people in inpatient units and their families, concerning such things as being cared for by appropriate professionals and being as close to home as possible. We believe the Always Charter is very important, because…

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The Disability Employment Gap

The Disability Employment Gap is the gap between the percentage of non-disabled people who are employed (around 80%) and the percentage of disabled people who are employed (around 48%). The government aims to halve this gap and the Work and Pensions Select Committee have recently published a report investigating the Government’s aims. There is a very interesting article on The…

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