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The important things in life

Decisions made on behalf of people with a learning disability and their families are often made without any input from the people they affect the most. Mencap's 'Listen and Learn' consultation programme was developed to find what is important to people with learning disabilities. The consultation used surveys, focus groups and interviews with people with learning disabilities, their family members or carers, Mencap members of staff and leaders of local Mencap groups.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:13

Calling for clarity over Carer's Allowance

The Carer's Allowance provides minimal financial support for many of the nation's caring community.  This article reports on how after a lifetime of caring, many reaching retirement age face losing their Carer's Allowance entitlement.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10