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The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was intended to end the discrimination that many face when using public services. It first introduced the concept of accessible information for people with disability. In more recent years, patient information has become a feature of government policy and is...
The issue of capacity to consent to make decisions took centre-stage last year as the Mental Capacity Act 2005 finally came into force (see Code of Practice, Department for Constitutional Affairs 2007 ). Over the past few years, local community teams for people with learning disabilities (CTPLDs)...