From long-stay hospitals to community care: reconstructing the narratives of people with learning disabilities

Brian Leaning, Hope Adderley
  • British Journal of Learning Disabilities, July 2015, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/bld.12139

What is it about?

A man with learning disabilities and challenging needs who has spent his whole life in a long stay institution. This is his journey back to the community and back to a life that he deserves

Why is it important?

This story highlights a success for our community to nurture after we witnessed the atrocities of Winterborne


Dr Brian J Leaning
Nhs london

It was a privilege to be able to walk alongside Raymond. Nowadays when he sees me riding up his drive on my bike he puts the kettle on

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