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Learning Disability Nursing Service (Carswood Day Services)

The Community Learning Disability Nurses are specifically trained to support the health needs of people with learning disabilities.

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This service is for anyone with a learning disability aged 18+ who lives in the Bath and North East Somerset area and has a GP who is registered in that area.

The nurses can offer support around a variety of health needs such as:

  • Accessing primary care services
  • Supporting participation in the Annual Health Check Programme
  • Health Action Planning (HAP)
  • Assessing eligibility for LD services
  • Understanding health conditions
  • Providing easy read health information
  • Liaison with other services
  • Guidance and support to staff teams/carers
  • Group or 1:1 health promotion/support
  • Education and training sessions to staff/service users

How do I access this service?

You can access the service through:

  • Your Social Worker/Support Service Coordinator
  • Self- referral
  • GP
  • Family/Carers

Once you have been referred to the service a member of the team will contact you to discuss what support they can offer.