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Ten ways to manage patients with learning disabilities

Module summary
Dr Iain Jarvis explains how to treat this complex group and make the most of the learning disabilities DES
Learning objectives

This module provides a refresher on managing patients with learning disabilities, including:

  • How the practice can cater to the diverse needs of this group
  • What to do if a patient cannot consent
  • How to involve other staff and services in patient care
  • Essential features of a learning disability health check
Author
Dr Iain Jarvis is a GP in Gloucester and was appointed to NHS Gloucestershire CCG for his work with patients with learning disabilities.
Date module published
31/08/2016
Module due for review
31/08/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very good and helpful
Adil Ahmed
19.04.2017.
good practical giudance.supplemented by our academic meeting
Debasis Roychoudhury
03.04.2017.
Good but link to resources would have made it better
Caroline Gill
14.03.2017.
VERY INFORMATIVE, PRACTICAL,FOR LD PATIENTS CARE AND EARNING FOR PRACTICE IAV DES AND QOF
Artatran Mohanty
01.03.2017.
Good
Kathleen NDow
25.02.2017.