Resources and pathways to support people with a learning disability, families, carers and professionals.
Social care providers guidance and resource pack
This resource pack is currently under review and will be updated ASAP.
Patient Screening Information – Easy Read Formats
Public Health England have produced easy read patient information for the following cancer screening programmes.
To access a copy please click on the appropriate programme from the list below:
Books Beyond Words have updated the easy guides for breast, cervical and bowel screening as well as having a colonoscopy.
For free downloads go to Free downloads — Beyond Words (booksbeyondwords.co.uk)
Bowel screening flagging for people with a learning disability
The How to guide describes how to set up bowel screening flagging for people with a learning disability. It gives a clear process to follow and discusses challenges and limitations. This document includes the updated consent to share information advice.
Cancer Screening – Support for people with a Learning Disability
Public Health England have recently released national guidance to help breast screening providers support women with a learning disability access their services.
This blog post highlights this guidance and provides links to easy guides for breast screening and cervical screening for women with a learning disability: Supporting women with learning disabilities to access breast screening