NAS urged to set benchmark standards

“There are calls for the National Autistic Society (NAS) to rethink its involvement in the care sector if it cannot set the highest standards. The move follows the national charity’s failure to protect residents in its care against abuse.

Steve Broach, barrister and leading disability rights campaigner, has highlighted the need for the charity to set a benchmark. He was speaking out after reports of abuse at the NAS-run Mendip House in Somerset.”

The full article is available on AutismEye.