Carers for those with a Learning Disabilities Resources

NHS overview on what is a learning disability, annual health checks and going into hospital https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/learning-disabilities/

Reasonable adjustments

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/reasonable-adjustments-for-people-with-a-learning-disability

Preparation for a flu jab – assessing capacity

https://www.ndti.org.uk/uploads/files/flu_jab_carers_preparation_for_capacity_assessment.pdf

Flu vaccinations: supporting people with learning disabilities

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flu-vaccinations-for-people-with-learning-disabilities/flu-vaccinations-supporting-people-with-learning-disabilities

Blood tests – making reasonable adjustments

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/646489/Blood_tests_for_people_with_learning_disabilities.pdf

Signs someone is becoming unwell/ deteriorating health

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/media-library/sites/sps/leder/recognising%20deterioration%20poster%20FINAL.pdf

End of life care and dying

http://www.dyingmatters.org/gp_page/end-life-care-adults-learning-disability

Constipation

https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/constipation-learning-disability-resources/

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/media-library/sites/sps/leder/ConstipationJANnewsletter.pdf

Sepsis

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/media-library/sites/sps/leder/Infection%20(sepsis)%20poster.pdf

Weight and obesity

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/656264/Social_care_staff_supporting_diet_and_exercise_in_learning_disabilities.pdf

Mental health

www.mentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/feeling-down-report-2014.pdf