Skills gaps drive deterioration in mental healthcare for adults with learning disabilities or autism – Communitycare.co.uk

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Skills gaps and capacity shortages have driven a deterioration in mental healthcare in hospitals for adults with learning disabilities or autism, the Care Quality Commission has found.

Too many staff in these services lack the skills, training, experience or clinical support to care for people with complex needs, the regulator said in its annual report on the state of health and social care, published today.

Click here to read full article https://www.communitycare.co.uk/2019/10/15/skills-gaps-drive-deterioration-mental-healthcare-adults-learning-disabilities-autism/

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