"The learning disabled people locked away in lockdown" - The Guardian article

“After a year in secure care 105 miles from home, Jack Cavanagh, 17, who has autism, a learning disability and epilepsy, desperately misses his family. They used to see him every weekend, but with Covid restrictions have been unable to visit. As a result, they say, Jack has become more anxious and isolated and recently begged staff to “be” his mum or dad.”

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Lots of charitable organisations e.g MENCap; have been keeping in touch with their members no matter what else has been going on. It’s important we ensure that people with Learning Difficulties have been enrolled as members with all the local charities / services. The more people involved with them offers better scrutiny.