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Healthy eyes, teeth and ears

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
3
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information on how social care staff can support people with learning disabilities to look after their eyes, teeth and ears. It is the fifth in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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How social care staff can support people with learning disabilities and dementia

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
4
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information on how social care staff can support people with learning disabilities and dementia. It covers recognising signs of dementia, sharing information about what a diagnosis of dementia means, and things social care staff can do. It is the 11th in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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How social care staff can recognise and manage pain in people with learning disabilities

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
4
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information for social care staff on how to recognise and manage pain in people with learning disabilities. It is the tenth in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Common health problems that social care staff should be aware of

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
4
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information for social care staff on the common health problems that affect people with learning disabilities. These include epilepsy, respiratory diseases, dysphagia, constipation, diabetes and mental health problems. It is the sixth in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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How social care staff can support palliative and end of life care for people with learning disabilities

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
4
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information on how social care staff can support palliative and end of life care for people with learning disabilities. It focuses on what staff can do to improve the experience of people they support when they are coming to the end of their lives in relation to the six ambitions of the Ambitions for palliative and end of life care framework. It is the 12th in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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How social care staff can support people with learning disabilities when they are admitted to hospital

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
3
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information on the role social care staff can play in supporting people with learning disabilities when they are admitted to hospital. It is the ninth in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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What social care staff need to know about the Mental Capacity Act

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
4
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information for social care staff on what they need to know about the Mental Capacity Act to support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. It is the fourth in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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How social care staff can help someone with learning disabilities prepare for an annual health check

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
3
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information for social care staff on how they can help someone with learning disabilities prepare for an annual health check. It is the third in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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How social care staff can use reasonable adjustments to support the health of people with learning disabilities

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
4
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information how social care staff can use reasonable adjustments - changes the law says people or services must make so disabled people can use services as easily as everybody else - to support the health of people with learning disabilities. It is the second in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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How social care staff can support people with learning disabilities to take part in screening programmes

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
4
Place of publication:
London

This factsheet provides information for social care staff on how they can support people with learning disabilities to take part in screening programmes. These include cancer, diabetic retinopathy and abdominal aortic aneurysm screening. It is the eighth in a series of factsheets which show how social care staff can support the health needs of people with learning disabilities. The leaflet also includes a link to a supporting slide set that can be used by social care staff as a training resource. (Edited publisher abstract)

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