Information for adults with a Learning Disability

We have Learning Disability Liaison Nurse for adults

Heather, learning disabilities nurse for adults Her name is Heather Woollard.

01708 435 000 Ext 5050 /5053

Your hospital passport

Hospital passport cover We will ask to read your Hospital Passport to find out about your health needs.

If you do not have a Hospital Passport:

Hospital passport[docx] 2MB which you can download and fill in or ask someone who knows you well to fill in for you.

We want you to know what has happened during your hospital visit or stay

Consent and Capacity

Children's' consent and capacity The law changes when a person turns 16 years old and becomes an Adult. The Mental Capacity Act is designed to respect the rights of both young people and parents.

Click here for information about Mental Capacity and Consent [pdf] 288KB

Click here for this information in Easy Read format [pdf] 793KB

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard

Adults with learning disabilities

Download the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard easy read document.

MCA and DoLS easy read.pdf [pdf] 435KB