Providing useful information for people with learning disabilities, their carers and all health professionals

Acute Hospitals Documents

Please take a look at the resources below that will help to support you to offer the best care and treatment to people with a learning disability in your care.

Learning Disabilties Guide


Using the Mental Capacity Act


This new film explains the principles of the Mental Capacity Act and how they work in practice for people who may lack capacity.  It also looks at how the Act supports everyone to plan for their future, when they may lack capacity.

Film: Using the MCA

SCIE’s MCA resource

Download Urgent 2 week referral Easy Read

Easy Read Health Action Plans

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