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Health Checks for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Health Checks for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Health Checks for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Graham Martin  Retired General Practitioner
Graham Martin Retired General Practitioner
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 19 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 02 May 2018

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Description

This session considers issues around introducing an extra service for a vulnerable patient group who have additional clinical needs, within a practice context.This session will also assist GPs providing annual health checks as part of the Directed Enhanced Service for people with learning disability, by enabling them to acquire the knowledge and skills required. This session was reviewed by Sally Higginbottom and last updated in March 2015.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the rationale behind offering regular health checks to a practice population of adults with learning disabilities
• Describe how to deliver regular health checks, and what common clinical needs may be addressed as a result
• Define how to improve and refine outcomes for patient benefit
Graham Martin  Retired General Practitioner

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Graham Martin Retired General Practitioner
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Graham Martin is past chair of the RCGP intellectual disabilities working group. He was a full time GP principal at Red Roofs, Nuneaton, Warwickshire from 1974 to 1998, and for some of that time was a GP trainer and course organiser. The practice had a NHS Beacon Award for an annual health check clinic for patients with intellectual disabilities, and four peer reviewed papers have been published based on this service, over the past 10 years. Dr Martin is a member of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities and of Mencap. He has a son who is profoundly disabled with learning disabilities.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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