Deaths prompt call for learning disabled adults to get named care coordinators

Extract from CommunityCare, 27 October 2015

Serious case reviews of deaths of 33-year-old man and 52-year-old woman find common failings in monitoring of patients’ physical health needs

Adult protection experts have called for learning disabled adults to be given a named care coordinator and have their health and social care needs jointly reviewed at least once a year, after analysing the circumstances surrounding two patient deaths…

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