The number of people in inpatient units run by the independent sector is increasing (now 52%) when national government policy is for the opposite to happen, the new report has established.
£477 million was spent on keeping just 2,500 people with learning disabilities and/or autism in hospital last year.
The publication, entitled A Trade in People, has been released by the University’s Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) on the eve of voting on the Queen’s Speech.
‘Blind eye’ being shown by politicians
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