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Winterbourne View hospital interim report: improving care of vulnerable people with learning disabilities

interim report setting out actions to improve care and support of very vulnerable people with learning disabilities or autism.

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This interim report sets out 14 national actions to improve the care and support of very vulnerable people with learning disabilities or autism.

It’s part of a review of events at Winterbourne View private hospital and a wider investigation into how the health and care system supports vulnerable people with learning disabilities and autism.

The review was set up by Care Services Minister Paul Burstow following the BBC Panorama programme, broadcast on 31 May 2011, showing abuse of patients at Winterbourne View.