Increasing the uptake of Annual Health Checks – Learning Disabilities

Last updated Thursday 11th November 2021

NHS England and NHS Improvement South West have created a new suite of videos to assist healthcare professionals to increase the uptake of annual health checks for people with learning disabilities. Created with support from the West of England Academic Health Science Network, it is a collaboration with the West of England Learning Disability Collaborative as being one of the improvement aims to build more opportunities for improved uptake of Annual Health Checks in the South West.

 

The suite of videos also has a focus for carers and families who care for people with learning disabilities, who may want to learn more about the process. As well as featuring the Misfits Theatre Company from Bristol, aimed at people with a learning disability, to assist them and manage their own oral health to avoid future complications, plus how a Health Action Plan can be of benefit.

For healthcare professionals

For carers, families and people with a learning disability