The scheme encouraging GPs to offer annual health checks to patients with learning disabilities has been found to improve the early detection of problems and unmet needs.
Learning disability GP health checks ‘show results’. London: BBC Health News, January 3rd 2015.
This relates to:
Buszewicz, M. Welch, C. [and] Horsfall, L. [et al] (2014). Assessment of an incentivised scheme to provide annual health checks in primary care for adults with intellectual disability: a longitudinal cohort study. The Lancet Psychiatry. December 1st 2014, Vol.1(7), pp.522-530.