In 2017 Healthwatch Kent partnered with East Kent Mencap to proactively gather feedback from people with learning difficulties. They heard from 153 people about their experience.
A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support
Adults may need support to manage their medicines safely and effectively, and for some people this will be provided as part of a home care service. This quick guide covers two important aspects of medicines support – record keeping and checking and ordering medicines.
This resource is a guide for a support worker who is accompanying a person with a learning disability, autism or both to a GP consultation appointment to talk about psychotropic medication. It has been produced as part of the STOMP healthcare campaign to stop over medication.
Since the removal of funding for nursing education, learning disabilities has been hard hit.
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