Government accused of locking up people with learning disabilities | 5 News

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Published on 21 Mar 2019, 18:09
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► The UK's leading charity for learning disabilities and autism has accused the government of locking up thousands of vulnerable people.

Mencap say inpatient units are being used as 'dumping grounds' rather than short-term support.

Hundreds of patients have spent more than 10 years in one, and many are a long way from their family and friends.

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