The number of people with autism and learning disabilities held in long-term segregation has risen by more than 29 per cent in two years. The figures emerged from a House of Lords debate about plans to get people with autism and learning disabilities out of long-stay hospitals. Former psychiatrist Baroness Hollins challenged the UK Government to prevent people from ending up in hospitals when assessments recommend they live in the community.
Long-term hospital segregation is rising
Dec 3, 2021 | Parents & Carers