Funding gap sparks doubts over Valuing People Now

January 2009
Community Care;1/22/2009, Issue 1754, p7
The article reports that campaigners have dubbed England's Valuing People Now strategy to improve outcomes for people with learning disabilities as unrealistic, after ministers failed to back the plan with any new funding. Mencap chief executive Mark Goldring welcomed the document, and its vision of providing people with learning disabilities with a better range of transport and housing options. However, he expressed reservations about whether the local authorities could deliver the reforms.


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