TITLE

Back from the abyss

AUTHOR(S)
Valios, Natalie
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;12/2/2010, Issue 1846, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Sutton Council is aiming to making a high-quality support for people with learning disabilities in south London, England. There will be 12 supported living schemes of between three and 10 flats. The council has also been transforming day services by closing the traditional building-based service used by 200 adults with learning disabilities.
ACCESSION #
58652077

 

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