Stopping overmedication of autistic people prioritized by ‘outstanding’ care home

A care home service in Northamptonshire has put ending the overmedication of people with autism at the heart of its care, with inspectors rating the provider outstanding. Alderwood provides residential care and supported living for young people and adults who have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and challenging behaviour. The Care Quality Commission found ‘staff were passionate and dedicated to their roles and had belief in the ethos of the Read more...

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