On this page you'll find useful documents and information about your visit to the Trust and the team working in safeguarding and learning disability...
People with learning disabilities have poorer health and die at a younger age than their non-disabled peers. These differences are to an extent avoidable, and are therefore called health inequalities. LUHFT has a Learning Disabilities and Autism Team. The aim of our service is to:
If you need to speak to a member of our team, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please call:
Watch Nicole's story about how her transition to the learning disability team who gave her a bespoke adult care plan improved her life considerably.
STOMP stands for stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both with psychotropic medicines. It is a national project involving many different organisations which are helping to stop the over use of these medicines. STOMP is about helping people to stay well and have a good quality of life. We are the first general hospital to support the initiative.
Find out more about STOMP here.
We are signed up for the Treat Me Well, a campaign to transform how the NHS treats people with a learning disability in hospital.
Their vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included. The challenge, alongside people with a learning disability and their families, is to make this world a reality.
Making feedback, concerns and complaints across education, health and social care easier for children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or both and their families and carers.
The Ask Listen Do project is aimed at supporting organisations to learn from and improve the experiences of people with a learning disability, autism or both, their families and carers when giving feedback, raising a concern or making a complaint.
Easyhealth was made so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information . ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy words with pictures.
The experts on living with Down syndrome and know that life is so much more than a diagnosis, there is a good deal to celebrate. Our children and young people with Down syndrome lead full and rewarding lives, they are much-loved sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, who our families wouldn’t be without.