People with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) are, like everyone, unique individuals.
Like everyone, they need inclusion, respect and with the right support are able to live fulfilling lives.
We know there are huge issues in hospital with how healthcare professionals involve people with PMLD and their carers in partnership. We want to challenge this.
What we want
- help healthcare professionals understand the importance of working in partnership with people with PMLD and their supporters, and how to make this happen
- equip people with PMLD and their supporters to feel prepared for a hospital visit and understand their rights in hospital.
Resources to help you
We've created a number of resources to improve the experiences people with PMLD, as well their supporters and the healthcare workers treating them, have in hospital.
The resources are:
Join our multi-sensory stories seminar
For Profound Impact Day 2019 we talked about the issues people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) face in hospital, which is connected to our Treat me well campaign.
As part of this we're teaming up with PAMIS to host an online seminar from 1pm to 2pm on Tuesday 13 August 2019 on how to make a multi-sensory story about going into hospital.
If you'd like to attend this seminar let us know by completing our short online form.Sign up
Watch and share our video
We brought together people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), their supporters and healthcare professionals to discuss how working in partnership can help improve the experiences of hospital care for people with PMLD.