Winterbourne View progress report

Review of progress in improving the quality of care for vulnerable people, following abuse of residents at Winterbourne View hospital.


The report summarises the changes to improve the quality of care for vulnerable people - specifically, for people with learning disabilities or autism who also have mental health conditions or behavioural problems.

The report covers:

  • an exemplar case study
  • surveys and monitoring programmes designed to track patients and observe their care
  • improvements to the commissioning of health and care services
  • the regulation and inspection of services
  • work needed to make sure no one finds themselves in inappropriate care settings

Read the original report into the events at Winterbourne View and the Department of Health response.