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"Better lives and not in hospitals"

Ray James is the first ever national director for learning…

Big issues for legal advice. Part 1: due process

Problems with due process are commonly seen at advice charity…

Letters: People earn more from work than money & Beware the mini institutions

Write to Community Living at simonj@jarr.demon.co.uk. Note: all…

A shared road to an ordinary life

Far from the often dull safety of mainstream services, Shared…

Get creative with commissioning

Focusing on ‘basic needs’ is the worst thing a commissioner…

Madhouse! The institution returns

An immersive performance raises uncomfortable questions over…

Get out, get friends, getta life

Everyone needs meaningful relationships. Sue Deeley and Julie…

Institutional life opened up

   A light was shone on the stories and legacies of institutions…

Can adapted psychological therapies help with depression and improve quality of life?

People with learning disabilities may experience depression…

Conferences: Working together for better lives

Working together for better lives: Challenging ideas, passionate…