Guidance

Dementia and people with learning disabilities

Information for health and social care professionals and family carers on meeting the needs of people with dementia and learning disabilities.

Documents

Dementia and people with learning disabilities: making reasonable adjustments - easy-read summary

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This guidance signposts resources that can be used to support people with learning disabilities and dementia. There are case studies illustrating reasonable adjustments that can be put in place to help.

It is intended to help staff in public health, health services and social care to ensure that their services are accessible to people with learning disabilities who may have, or be developing, dementia. The guide can also be of use to family and friends of people with learning disabilities.

Published 18 June 2018