Reasonable Adjustment Campaign
Set out in the Equality Act 2010 all health and care services have a legal duty to ensure that they adapt and support people with disabilities to be able to access services in a way that they are accessible for everyone else. This includes people with a physical disability, sensory disability, learning disability or a long term condition such as dementia.
The changes they make are called reasonable adjustments. Reasonable adjustments can sometimes be very small changes such as a longer appointment time or providing information in an accessible format such as easy read. They may mean adaptions to their building such as fitting a ramp, lift or tactile signage. But they could also be quite complex and require significant planning across health and care teams.
By identifying the need and providing reasonable adjustments in a timely and effective manner it can lead to improved outcomes and experiences for patients and health and care staff.
The Reasonable Adjustment Campaign has been developed by the North East & Cumbria Learning Disability Network. It’s aims are to:
- Raise awareness of people’s rights to reasonable adjustments
- Raise awareness of the legal obligation of health & care services to provide reasonable adjustments
- Support health & care services to provide reasonable adjustments
- Support health & care services to document and share reasonable adjustments
Please click on your relevant sector below to find more information and resources to support you.
Reasonable Adjustment Campaign Printable Resources
Reasonable Adjustment Campaign Digital Pack
- Reasonable Adjustment NENC Logo
- Learning disability reasonable adjustment social media banner
- NHS admin reasonable adjustment social media card
- Family reasonable adjustment social media banner
- Reasonable adjustment social media banner
- Reasonable adjustment campaign email signature banner
- Reasonable Adjustment Screen Saver JPEG