Maternity

The North East and Cumbria Learning Disability Network is working in partnership with the Northern Clinical Maternity Network and the regional Local Maternity Systems and Geordie Mums a self advocacy group made up of mums with a learning disability, to improve the experiences of care of parents with a learning disability using maternity services across the North East and North Cumbria.

In 2021 the work plan will focus on:

  • Completion of the Learning Disability Diamond Standard Care Maternity Pathways in relation to:
    • Antenatal
    • Labour
    • Post natal
    • Health visitor
  • Development and implementation of the Learning Disability Diamond Standard Care Maternity Pathways supporting workforce education tool
  • Development of any outstanding easy read materials
  • Development of a digital maternity passport