The council acts in an advisory capacity to the We are concerned about the quality of life of people with developmental disabilities such as mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, neurological impairments and learning disabilities.
Whether people have mild, moderate or severe impairments, these are lifelong disabilities that affect people of all races, ethnic backgrounds, and income levels.
As a result of institutional discrimination in the NHS, people with a learning disability are dying when their lives could be saved.” He said the cases in this report were liekly to be just the tip of the iceberg.
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, the NHS’s medical director, said: “One of the measures of a civilised society is how well it looks after the most vulnerable members of its society.
Some were intent on finding another lifemate in short order, while others seemed more interested in sampling different personalities and lifestyles.