Growing Older with Learning Disabilities (GOLD)

More people with learning disabilities are growing older, we want them to live well and have the best lives they possibly can

About our work

We are exploring the opportunities and challenges of an ageing population of people with learning disabilities. Find out more about our projects

Our national steering group

Our work is guided by a national steering group of organisations and professionals, who specialise in the area of growing older with learning disabilities. Find out more about the group





Thinking about dementia and planning for the future

Kate Brackley works at Bild and is writing a series of blog posts. For this blog she talks about dementia…


Communication, Dementia and Learning Disabilities

Every day we communicate in multiple ways to build relationships, express ourselves, and get our needs met. However, communication can…