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Health Action Group in Easy Read
The health sub-group is led by Tim Rose
The group meets once every two months.
Annual Health Checks
“Find out what to expect!"
Click here to download (Microsoft Powerpoint 1.08mb)
Click here to download (Microsoft Word 124kb)
Click here to view (pdf 1.7mb)
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A booklet about dementia for adults who have a learning disability..
This booklet will tell you about dementia, an illness some people might get when they get older.
Click here to view (pdf 432kb)
Telephone advice lines for epilepsy
01202 442231 or 01202 448486
click here to view leaflet (pdf 23.5kb)
Click here to read (pdf 588kb)
Mencap launched the Getting It Right Campaign during Learning Disability Week 2010 21-27 June. Full details of the campaign and related documents (which can be downloaded) can be found on our website mencap.org.uk/gettingitright.
Click here to view charter (pdf 157kb)
Click here to view an Easy Read Version (pdf 451kb)
Click here to view (pdf 25.11kb)
This assessment gives hospital staff important
information about you.
Please take it with you if you have to go into hospital.
Click here to view (right click and save as to download – pdf 147kb)
The Learning Disability Partnership Board held its second annual conference on October 15th. About making heath care better for people with a learning disability.
Click here to see what happened during the day (pdf 686kb)
Below are the action plans from the conference click to view
Information abiout a DVD and booklet about keeping your heart healthy, which has been written for people with learning disabilities.
Good healthcare for all.
The booklet, a result of the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities’ extensive health work, is funded by the Department of Health and provides practical hints and tips for people with learning disabilities, family carers and anyone who supports a person with learning disabilities on how to go about using the NHS, what to expect, real life examples of challenges and how they can be overcome as well as some advice about how to get help and some useful contacts to get more information.
Do you know someone with Aspergers (ASD)?
Bridport Aspergers Support Group meets every other Wednesday at Bridport Children?s Centre 6.30 - 8.30pm, in a relaxed and informal atmosphere we help each other overcome difficulties and share problems that we experience daily. On Wednesday 17th April, we will have a special guest, Steve Box from CAMHS he will be giving a talk on Aspergers and difficult behaviour, with time for questions afterwards. For more information call
Louise Barron 07719 936 931