People With Learning Disabilities and Dementia: Reasonable Adjustments to Healthcare Services (PHE / PHELDO)

Summary

Public Health England (PHE) has released a multi-part guide on reasonable adjustments which should be made to health and social care services, with a view to ensuring these services are accessible for people with learning disabilities plus actual or possible dementia. This thorough guide may be helpful for families and carers of people with learning disabilities. The parts comprise:

Introduction

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Reference

Dementia and people with learning disabilities: reasonable adjustments. Introduction. [Online]: Public Health England, June 18th 2018. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2018132.

The Main Guide

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Reference

Dementia and people with learning disabilities (reasonable adjustments). [Online]: Public Health England, June 18th 2018. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2018132.

The main body of this guide contains sections, which include:

Additional Resources

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Reference

Resources (Dementia and people with learning disabilities: reasonable adjustments). [Online]: Public Health England, June 18th 2018. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2018132.

The main resource collections include:

Examples and Case Studies

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Reference

Examples of reasonable adjustments and case studies (Dementia and people with learning disabilities: reasonable adjustments). [Online]: Public Health England, June 18th 2018. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2018132.

The main sections include:

Conclusion

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Reference

Dementia and people with learning disabilities: reasonable adjustments. Conclusion. [Online]: Public Health England, June 18th 2018. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2018132.

Easy Read Version of This Guide

There is also an Easy-Read Summary.

Appendix

Finally, there is a list of further “reasonable adjustments” guides in this series of PHE guides concerning people with learning disabilities:

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Reference

Dementia and people with learning disabilities: reasonable adjustments. Appendix A. [Online]: Public Health England, June 18th 2018. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2018132.

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About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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