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Video: Norman Lamb on Winterbourne View hospital report

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb talks about the Government's final report on Winterbourne View Hospital.

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb talks about the Government’s final report on Winterbourne View Hospital.

He discusses:

  • solutions for dealing with the issue of people currently in inappropriate long-stay arrangements
  • how individuals and their families must be centrally involved in discussions and decisions about care arrangements
  • proposals to ensure effective accountability will include inspections without notice by the Care Quality Commission with as much involvement as possible of people with learning disabilities so their perspective can be taken into account
  • plans to produce guidelines on the appropriate use of restraint, and to ensure workers are able to whistle-blow when they see things going wrong.

Read the full final Winterbourne View Hospital report