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.

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:

Click here for a copy of the 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 appointment or stay in hospital

We want you to know what has happened during your stay

We want you to know what has happened during your visit to the Emergency Department

We want you to know what has happened during your outpatient appointment

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