We are delighted to be joined by Dr Michael Kingsley (GPwSI Learning Disability, Brea Crothers (lead LD health facilitator for the Southern Trust), and Clionagh McElhinney (LD Liaison Nurse, Altnagelvin Hospital Western Trust). They will cover an overview of physical health issues in LD, the LeDeR report, common health concerns as well as discussing diagnostic overshadowing and with a focus on LD annual health checks. **Please note this session will have an extended run time**

 

Resources

Role of Health Facilitation Nursing Team

Learning Disability Liaison Nurse Service

GPNI Presentation- Physical Health & Learning Disability

LD Health Facilitators by Trust:

 

South Eastern Trust:

Siobhan Brady – [email protected] Office No: 02844616915 ext: 14221

Work Mobile: 07525771514

 

Northern Trust:

Carrick/Larne/Newtownabbey

Gillian Moore [email protected]

Community Learning Disability Team, Ellis St: 02893 315100.

Magherafelt

Cathy Quinn  [email protected]

CSC offices 60 Hospital road Magherafelt BT45 5EG: 02879365046.

Coleraine

Cathy Kearney  [email protected],

 

Western Trust

Louise O’Kane [email protected]

 

Belfast Trust

Lorna Brown [email protected]

Shirley Rush [email protected]

Learning Disabilities Service, Finaghy Health Centre, Finaghy Road South Belfast 02895042693

 

Southern Trust

Jayne Campbell [email protected]

Cherith Farrell [email protected]

Brea Crothers [email protected]

ALDT Drumcashel House 2A Rathfriland Road, Newry 02830256780

 

RCGP Resources:

Special Interest Group in Learning Disabilities

https://www.rcgp.org.uk/about-us/the-college/who-we-are/committees/learning-disabilities-group.aspx

 

Annual Health Check Toolkit

https://www.rcgp.org.uk/clinical-and-research/resources/toolkits/health-check-toolkit.aspx

 

Transitions:

Transitions E-Learning Module: https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=485

Transitions from Paediatric to Adult care – the role of general practice  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaePEuZ5ne0

 

Easy Read Resources:

https://www.easyhealth.org.uk Significant number of patient oriented leaflets on a multitude of health conditions in assessable easy read format

https://setrust.hscni.net/about-the-trust/publications/#491-easy-read-material-p1 – South Eastern Trust Easy Read Resources

 

LeDeR Report:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/university-of-bristol-leder-annual-report/

 

HSC Hospital Passport – Form and Guidance Notes

https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/publications/hsc-hospital-passport-and-guidance-notes#:~:text=This%20HSC%20Hospital%20Passport%20has,contact%20with%20a%20general%20hospital

 

Epilepsy SUDEP Checklist

https://sudep.org/checklist

 

Dental

Access Community Dental Services via Call Management

www.brushmyteeth.ie – great well produced resources for people with a learning disability or their carers to help assist in dental hygiene based on how much help is required and what type of toothbrush used

 

Vision

https://www.seeability.org/ – great organization supporting access to vision services for people with a learning disability- can find optometrists who have expertise in this population

 

STOP-Bang Questionnaire – Screening for Sleep Apnoea

http://www.stopbang.ca/osa/screening.php

 

Constipation and Learning Disability Resource:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/constipation-learning-disability-resources/

https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/constipation-resources-hcp-31-web.pdf

 

British Dietetic Association: Weight management for people with learning disabilities

https://www.bda.uk.com/resource/weight-management-for-people-with-learning-disabilities.html