Going into hospital with a learning disability

Going into hospital is a worrying time for any of us. It can be even harder for someone who has a learning disability. If you’re looking after an adult or child with a learning disability, follow these tips to make a hospital stay go smoothly.

hospital passport - jbcTo find more out about:

  • Preparing a person with a learning disability for hospital
  • Check if the hospital has a learning disability liaison nurse
  • Let the hospital know about the learning disability in advance
  • Fill out a ‘hospital passport’
  • Let staff know if there are any communication problems

Visit www.nhs.uk 

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