"We must not look away. The horrific reality is of whole lives needlessly blighted, and families in despair", Harriet Harman MP QC, speaking about the findings of Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights into the treatment of people with learning disabilities and autistic people in mental health hospitals that is published today.
News and Campaigns
Mark Neary announces the launch of a new Rightful Lives exhibition
Independent researcher and campaigner Dinah Murray on Positive Behaviour Support also known as PBS.
The Rightfullives 8 Point Plan Consultation and the Revised 8 Point Plan
Get your MP to sign the Home not Hospitals Early Day Motion
A short film by Media Savvy CIC on the #StrippedofHumanRights demonstration in Newcastle
In response to the latest revelations at Whorlton Hall a series of protests are being organised across the country.
Professor Chris Hatton, Dr Sara Ryan, Jeremy "Bethany's Dad" and Julie Newcombe resign from the CQC's Restraint and Seclusion Review after Ian Trenholm and Paul Lelliot from the CQC give evidence to Select Committee.
Support the lobby of Parliament on June 26th
In the aftermath of yet another shock story of people with learning disabilities being abused at the hands of people who should be caring for them and years of cuts to social care services and community support. We are launching Myownfrontdoor.net
St Andrews Hospital in Northamptonshire has been placed into special measures by the CQC.
In another ground-breaking expose Panorama have once again exposed the failings of the inpatient hospital care system, eight years after they first aired Winterbourne View. Meanwhile the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care goes absent without leave.
In an edition of You and Yours broadcast on May 15th 2019 reporter Caroline Atkinson accompanies the CQC on a visit to an inpatient hospital, as it conducts it's inquiry into the use of restraint, seclusion and segregation.