Learning Disability Information

Learning Disability Information

Do you (or someone you care for) have a learning disability?

 

We should have this information on your notes, but it is worth checking when you speak to the doctor

  • You are entitled to a yearly flu vaccine to help keep you healthy. If having an injection is difficult we can usually arrange to use the nasal vaccine.
  • Please make us aware of reasonable adjustments to help you access the practice
  • You are also entitled to an annual health review and should receive an invite for this.

 

Organisations that can help

Sharing Caring Project (Sheffield Mencap and Gateway);

For families looking after an individual with a disability.

Current projects;

Keep in Touch; help for older people caring for an adult with a learning disability

Carers Outreach; (Andrea Staniland) ; Support groups for carers to attend with  their cared for person with the aim of doing fun activity and a chance for carers to meet.

 

Norfolk Lodge,

Park Grange Road

Sheffield

S2 3QF

Telephone 2758879

 

Sheffield Parent Carer Forum

For parents of children with a disability

 

Sheffield Parent Carer Forum
St Mary’s Community Centre
Bramall Lane
Sheffield
S2 4QZ

Telephone: 0300 321 4721 (local call rate)

Office is staffed Monday to Friday, 9.30am- 3pm.

Useful information; www.sheffieldparentcarerforum.org.uk



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