Mental health services for people with learning disabilities

Written by Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental HealthDate 01 May 2013

Mentalhealth_contentPublished by the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health as Winterbourne View concordat commitment this guide is aimed at all commissioners responsible for mental health services for people with learning disabilities including young people in transition to adulthood. The guide will also be helpful for providers of mental health services and for family carers. 

Content includes:

  • Ten key messages for commissioners
  • What are mental health services for people with learning disabilities?
  • Why are mental health services for people with learning disabilities important to commissioners?
  • What do we know about the current provision of mental health services for people with learning disabilities?
  • What would good mental health services for people with learning disabilities look like?
  • Supporting the delivery of the national strategy.