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Learning Disability Awareness and AHC’s: A Whole Practice Approach

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Who should attend:
Any staff member who is involved in and/or has an interest in supporting people with learning disabilities (PWLD) to have annual health checks.

Description of training:
  • Training sessions will cover what a learning disability is/is not, and the characteristics seen within different levels of LD
  • Overview of LD inclusion tool to identify patients, when and how to use
  • Overview of LeDeR – purpose and statistics of preventable deaths in PWLD
  • Importance of Annual Health Checks and common health issues in PWLD
  • Mental Capacity in relation to healthcare for PWLD
  • Barriers to accessing equitable healthcare for PWLD
  • AHC and health action plans – what should be considered, how to develop an effective HAP
  • Effective strategies to support successful AHC’s
  • Service aims and objectives of the Health Facilitation Team to support GP practices
  • Learning Disability Champion proposal
  • Video’s from PWLD – explanation of their experiences of health checks
This is an interactive session and you will be expected to interact. Please ensure you have a camera and microphone available to attend the meeting.