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Commissioning community services for people with learning disabilities

NHS England has asked Sir Stephen Bubb, the chief executive of charity leaders network ACEVO, to chair a steering group to develop recommendations for the development of a national framework for local commissioning of community based support for people with learning disabilities.

This will specifically respond to the pledge set out in the Winterbourne View Concordat.

The group aims to complete its work by the end of October 2014 and will deliver a report to NHS England that sets out its recommendations for national framework for commissioning services for people with learning disabilities and autism who need specialist support that can be delivered locally. More .....