Thousands with learning disabilities have ‘human rights routinely ignored’

05 July 2018 – BT News

Liberal Democrat former Health Minister, Norman Lamb, has warned that over 2,400 people in hospitals and care homes across the UK were being treated as “second class citizens”.

The claims were made seven years after the abuse scandal at Winterbourne View care home and four years after Sir Stephen Bubb published a report into the scandal which recommended moving people to community care and introducing a charter of rights for those in care.

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