More people locked up in modern day asylums during lockdown: Mencap calls for cross-government strategy to drive change needed to transform social care
"While the Government has previously announced funding to enhance support in the community to help avoid admissions and increase discharges, this month a new £33m unit in a remote location for 40 people with a learning disability and/or autism was approved. The Government should not be investing more money into the wrong type of care. What we urgently need is delivery of the cross-government strategy to drive forward the change required to truly transform social care.” ... government