Information for adults with a Learning Disability
We have Learning Disability Liaison Nurse for adults
Her name is Heather Woollard.
01708 435 000 Ext 5050 /5053
Your hospital passport
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 you need to bring for your hospital visit or stay
We want you to know what will happen when you have a blood test
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