Independent report

Lenehan review into care of children with learning disabilities

Review on care and support for children and young people with complex needs involving mental health, learning disabilities or autism.



Dame Christine Lenehan was asked by the Department of Health to carry out this review.

She spoke to many different organisations and individuals, including young people and their families.

Her report makes 11 recommendations for government departments and partners at a national level on how to improve the system to co-ordinate care, support and treatment for children and young people.

Published 26 January 2017