Is this Value for Money by Statutory Authorities? – has the system turned people with learning disabilities into commodities?

Chris Hatton & team from Lancaster University have produced a compelling report as part of the Seven Days of Action Campaign, raising awareness on the plight of disabled people held against their wishes in ATUs.

It highlights the shocking issue of how the government ignores the plight of some 2500 people incarcerated at an estimated cost of £477m.

52% of this provision is by independent ‘health’ providers profiting excessively for inappropriate provision & increasing their beds when government policy is supposed to be to reduce them https://medicalxpress.com/…/2017-06-people-disabilities-com…