These are aggregated data on key health issues for people who are recorded by their gp as having a learning disability, and comparative data about a control group who are not recorded by their gp as having a learning disability.
112 ensure that care and support for people with learning disabilities is tailored to their needs, strengths and preferences and is not determined solely by their age or learning disability. Most people with a learning disability were born with it or acquired it shortly afterwards they may have difficulty understanding, learning and remembering this often makes it harder for them to communicate, learn new things, and sometimes to undertake physical tasks.
Dignity in care is a very critical element of health care, and considering the fact that people with learning disabilities are amongst the largely socially disqualified and hence highly vulnerable, groups in the uk it requires immediate attention at both institutional as well as national level. Agincare is committed to supporting people with a learning disability to lead fulfilling lives with maximum independence at the core of our service is the belief in developing local relationships, which enables us to react quickly to people’s changing needs. Consistent dataset on people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour, to inform effective planning and management of their care, and to monitor their movements through health services, social services, and the criminal justice system.
The publications used compare health conditions of people recorded as having a learning disability the publications show aggregated data on key health issues for people who are recorded by their gp as having a learning disability, and comparative data about a control group who are not recorded by their gp as having a learning disability. People with learning disabilities do, of course, die in health and social care settings from natural causes, but the inequalities they experience are clearly contributing to too many premature deaths – and we must apply more scrutiny in understanding why.
Postural care refers to an approach that aims to preserve and restore body shape and muscle tone for people with movement difficulties people with profound and multiple learning disabilities often sit and lie in limited positions, leading to a high risk of body shape distortion this is not inevitable. Improving healthcare access for people with learning disabilities guidance for social care staff on how to help people with learning disabilities get better access to medical services to improve their health.
People with learning disabilities in england are being kept in hospitals far from home for too long, a review says the report, written by sir stephen bubb, recommends introducing a charter of rights and more community facilities for people with learning disabilities. The series of short information sheets show social care staff how they can help people with learning disabilities to get better access to health services each information sheet contains a link to the supporting slide sets.