Health Checks

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Blood Pressure
For people with learning disabilities going to have their blood pressure checked

 

 

 

 

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Day Surgery

For people with learning disabilities knowing what to expect before and after day surgery

 

 

 

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Endoscopy
What does Endoscopy mean?

 

 

 

 

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Eye Tests
For people with learning disabilities getting an eye test

 

 

 

 

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Eye Assessment for Care Provider use

For people with learning disabilities to help understand vision

 

 

 

 

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Flu Vaccination

For people with learning disabilities going to have a flu vaccination

 

 

 

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Gastroscopy
For people with learning disabilities going to have a gastroscopy at the hospital

 

 

 

 

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Going Home from Hospital

For people with learning disabilities going home after being in hospital

 

 

 

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Going To Dentist

For people with learning disabilities going to the dentist

 

 

 

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Going To Hospital

For people with learning disabilities going to the hospital

 

 

 

 

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Having a Blood Test

For people with learning disabilities going to have a blood test

 

 

 

 

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Injection

For people with learning disabilities going to have an injection

 

 

 

 

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Operation

For people with learning disabilities going to have an operation at the hospital

 

 

 

 

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Questions To Ask

For people with learning disabilities going to the doctors or to hospital

 

 

 

 

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Tests and Treatment

For people with learning disabilities having health checks and treatment

 

 

 

 

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Supporter’s guide

A guide for supporters, whether you are a family member, carer or medical professional to help those with a learning disability join the learning disability register.

 

 

 

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About having a health check

What a health check is and how to get one.

 

 

 

 

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The Accessible Information Standard

How to get information you can understand from health and social care services.

 

 

 

 

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Tips on making a complaint

What to do if you are not happy with your healthcare.

 

 

 

 

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Get better healthcare now

A guide to getting better healthcare.

 

 

 

 

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Learning Disability Register Template Letter

A template to fill in to join the Learning Disability Register.

 

 

 

 

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) Screening

Watch YouTube video

 

 

 

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Screening for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia: an easy guide to screening tests when you are pregnant

 

 

 

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Screening for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome: an easy guide to screening tests when you are pregnant

 

 

 

 

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Screening for problems with the baby’s body: an easy guide to screening tests when you are pregnant

 

 

 

 

 

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Screening for eye problems for pregnant women with diabetes: an easy guide to screening tests when you are pregnant

 

 

 

 

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Looking at your baby’s heart, eyes, hips and balls (testes): an easy guide to screening tests for your new baby

 

 

 

 

 

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Looking at your baby’s hearing: an easy guide to screening tests for your new baby

 

 

 

 

 

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Blood spot tests: an easy guide to screening tests for your new baby

 

 

 

 

 

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Easy Read Guide for Heart Failure

 

 

 

 

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Bowel Cancer Screening

 

 

 

 

 

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Stoma care

 

 

 

 

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Bowel Scope Screening

 

 

 

 

 

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Having a Hysteroscopy

 

 

 

 

 

 

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