Helping young people reach their goals.
People with a learning disability often experience poorer health and poorer healthcare than the general population. Here you can find information on health issues of those with leaning disabilities and different issues within healthcare provision.
People with a learning disability have a right to receive good healthcare, but are often let down by current provision.
In the UK, an estimated 7% of adults with a learning disability are parents.
End of life care is best described as providing care for a person with a non-curable condition such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurone Disease.
Mencap Cymru, in partnership with the University of Wales in Bangor, ran a project to find out more about the support available to parents after the loss of a child with a learning disability.
Read two examples of good practice in NHS trusts.
If you are a healthcare professional and you want to learn more about supporting people with a learning disability, here are some resources that you might find useful.
Welcome to the toolkit for GPs about FASD with information about Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).