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Health Information for People with a Learning Disability

A number of on-line resources are available to help people with a learning disability and their families get information about health matters.

    The Welsh Ambulance Service has an online interactive guideOpens new window to help people with a learning disability to understand health emergencies and what to do.

    Screening for LifeOpens new window's website has a number of resources to help women with a learning disability understand more about health screening.  They also have a range of accessible informationOpens new window.

    The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities has produced a guide to NHS Continuing Health CareOpens new window for the families of people with a learning disability.

    Support with health needs is also available through Social Services' Community Support Team, and through other local organisations who support people with a learning disability. 

    Swansea Bay University Health Board has introduced a Learning Disabilities Liasion to support patients with learning disabilities in hospital.



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