Community Discharge Fund announced

16th July 2020

Autistic people and people with learning disabilities who could be better supported in their community will have their discharges from secure settings accelerated thanks to a £62 million Community Discharge
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WellChild offering free PPE to families

8th July 2020

A charity which supports families caring for children and young people with serious health needs is offering free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus pandemic. WellChild has adapted its
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Rebuilding programme announced for schools

29th June 2020

The Prime Minister has announced today that schools across England will benefit from a transformative ten-year rebuilding programme, the first of its kind since 2014. Schools will benefit from substantial
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Adult social care plan published

16th April 2020

The Government has finally published its plan for adult social care in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As well as focusing on the older people who rely on social care
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World Down’s syndrome Day 2020

21st March 2020

Today is World Down’s syndrome Day 2020. The Wouldn’t Change A Thing campaign this year is called ‘What Do You See’ and aims to highlight the individuality of people with
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BAPS Awards postponed

19th March 2020

My Family, Our Needs and Bringing Us Together have been closely monitoring the current coronavirus situation and made the decision to postpone the BAPS Awards to a date later in
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The Budget 2020 and social care

12th March 2020

A disappointing but unsurprising outcome following yesterday’s Budget 2020 concluded that there was no mention of social care. Coronavirus played a large part in discussion and decisions, including a £5
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