Data reveals ‘sad and stark’ impact of Covid-19 on people with a learning disability or autism

Kate Terroni appointed as chief inspector of adult social care
Kate Terroni, chief inspector for adult social care at the CQC

Analysis has revealed there was a 134% increase in the number of deaths among people with a learning disability or autism between 10 April and 15 May compared with the same period last year. Of the 386 people with a learning disability or autism who have died this year, 206 were as a result of…

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