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Why the ‘No voice unheard, no right ignored’ consultation matters

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To mark the launch of the recent green paper consultation: No voice unheard, no right ignored - a consultation for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions, Kerry Martin and Craig Hart from the National Forum of People …

Joint review seeks better ways to support volunteers, charities and social enterprises

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It shouldn’t be the case, but the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors too often seem the unsung heroes of the care and support system. As the move towards greater integration of health and care services continues, it is within …

New commitment to avoid police cells for young people suffering mental health crises

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Detaining someone in a police cell while they are experiencing a mental health crisis ‘simply cannot be justified in a civilised society’, especially if that someone is a child or young person under 18. So said Care and Support Minister …