What our staff do

Information for staff working with people who have learning disabilities
group of women Staff will make every effort to ensure that all people with a learning disability have the same opportunity of access to appropriate health services.  


Staff can help by:
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Facilitating access to easy read information www.easyhealth.org.uk

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Providing easy read appointment letters.


Providing double appointments for service users and carers to have the time to explain how they are doing.

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Planning with families and carers.

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Speaking plainly, explaining jargon and listening carefully to service users.


Training provided for staff
  presentation   All staff are given access to training around the care needs of people with learning disabilities. 
Care home The training includes Mental Capacity, Deprivation of Liberty Standards (DoLS) and the health needs of people with learning disabilities. 
NELFT logo Training is booked through NELFT training and development.

For more information for staff on training or supporting people with learning disabilities, please visit the staff intranet.