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DeepMind AI is learning to walk and other tech news

July 14, 2017 6:36 pm0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week’s technology news stories. BBC News – Technology

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Patients with learning disabilities missing out on health checks

April 7, 2017 7:42 pm0 comments
Patients with learning disabilities missing out on health checks

Patients in England with learning disabilities are missing out on vital health checks, NHS data shows. These include cancer screening, blood pressure checks and mental health assessments. Only about half of women with learning disabilities in England received breast cancer screening last year, compared with about 70% of eligible women […]

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People with learning disabilities bullied at music venues

December 29, 2016 8:11 pm0 comments
People with learning disabilities bullied at music venues

Many people with learning disabilities who go to music gigs have been bullied, a charity has said. Mencap says that 29.2% of people who responded to a survey had suffered abuse from members of the public. The charity is calling for music venues and fans to tackle bullying and ensure […]

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Learning disability deaths investigated

April 12, 2016 8:27 am0 comments
Learning disability deaths investigated

England’s health watchdog will look at how NHS trust services learn from the deaths of patients with learning disabilities. The nationwide review comes after Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust was criticised following the death of 18-year-old Connor Sparrowhawk. Mr Sparrowhawk drowned in a bath at an Oxford mental health facility […]

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Action urged on learning disability care

February 21, 2016 8:41 pm0 comments
Action urged on learning disability care

A commissioner is needed to “protect and promote” the rights of people with learning disabilities in England, a report says. In his latest review, Sir Stephen Bubb said the government had failed to act on recommendations he made in the wake of the Winterbourne View abuse scandal. He said the […]

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Learning disability care beds cut

October 29, 2015 7:03 pm0 comments
Learning disability care beds cut

Learning disability care hospital beds reduced By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website 30 October 2015 From the section Health Image copyright PA Image caption The plan was sparked by the “culture of cruelty” identified at Winterbourne View Hospital The number of hospital beds for people with learning disabilities […]

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Get a Hands-On Experience Making, Eating & Learning About Italian Cuisine at Tenuta La Badiola Estate

August 4, 2015 2:47 am0 comments
Get a Hands-On Experience Making, Eating & Learning About Italian Cuisine at Tenuta La Badiola Estate

Italy offers so much more than pasta and pizza, which Chef Battisti proved during our enjoyable two hours in his company. Honing his skill from a young age, Battisti learned from his grandmother while working in a small town restaurant. The Roman chef showed us how to select the best […]

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