Learning Disability Services National Overview 2006
A national overview for learning disability services, based on
the NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS) local report for
each NHS board area, reports on the performance across Scotland
against the quality indicators and includes relevant examples of
local initiatives. This overview, together with an easy-read
summary is also available.
The Learning Disabilities Quality Indicator Revision Group was
established in March 2003 under the chairmanship of Dr Margaret
Whoriskey, Principal Advisor, Disability Services, NHS QIS.
Membership of the group included health and social care
professionals. The revised Quality Indicators for Learning
Disabilities were developed by this Group and published in February
2004 following extensive consultation.
The Learning Disabilities Quality Indicator Project Group was
established in February 2004 under the chairmanship of Dr Margaret
Whoriskey, Principal Advisor, Disability Services, NHS QIS until
December 2004, and Michael McCue, Advisor, Disability Services, NHS
QIS until the end of the project. This group oversaw the peer
review process for the learning disabilities quality
Published Date: 28 February 2006