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Thursday, 26 January 2017

Report: Lenehan review into care of children with learning disabilities

Written by The Editorial Team

Dame Christine Lenehan was asked by the Department of Health to take a strategic overview and recommend what practical action can be taken to co-ordinate care, support and treatment for children and young people with complex needs (and behaviour that challenges) involving mental health problems and learning disabilities and/or autism.

Dame Christine (pictured) has spoken to many different organisations and individuals, including young people and their families.

Her report makes 11 recommendations for government departments and partners at a national level on how to improve the system.

To download, visit: These are our children: a review by Dame Christine Lenehan PDF, 702KB, 37 pages.