Skills for People is a Self Advocacy Organisation based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. For the past two years we have been working on a project called 'No Going Back'. We had a steering group which included people with learning disabilities, family members and staff from Skills for People.
The project tells the stories of 12 people who lived in Prudhoe Hospital. Prudhoe is now closed but at one time 1,500 people lived there.
No Going Back looks at:
We would like to share our work about good support outside the hospital and talk about what made Prudhoe a bad place.
If you woud like to get in touch with the Social History of Learning Disability (SHLD) Research Group, please contact:
Chair of the Social History of Learning Disability (SHLD) Research Group
School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies
The Open University
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