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Reducing the Risk of Choking for People with Learning Disabilities

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Six Lives: A Progress Report on Healthcare for People with Learning Disabilities

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Mencap’s 2007 report, Death by Indifference, described the circumstances surrounding the deaths of six people with learning disabilities who died while they were in the care of the NHS, exposing ‘institutional discrimination’. The Winterbourne View scandal further supported evidence of poor care.  

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