Learning Disability Census 2015: almost half of inpatients with learning disabilities common to each census since 2013

15 December 2015: Just over a quarter of inpatients involved in one or more adverse experience and restrictive measure.

Almost half of inpatients (1,450 or 48 per cent2) with learning disabilities3 in specialist inpatient units on 30 September 2015 were also receiving inpatient care at the time of previous census collections dating back to 20134. This finding comes from the third annual Learning Disability Census, published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) today…

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