Description

  Our learning disability service provides health support for adults with learning disabilities across Bradford, Airedale, Craven and Bentham.
  There are three main service areas.
The Learning Disability Health Support team. The Learning Disability Health Support team.
Specialist clinics Specialist clinics
 The assessment and treatment unit at Lynfield Mount Hospital. The assessment and treatment unit at Lynfield Mount Hospital.

 

See this film of Alan and hear about the help that he gets from health and care staff in Bradford.

This film has information about the speech and language support that we can provide.

Photo of waddiloves Waddiloves Health Centre guide to services – an Easy Read guide about all the services available at Waddiloves Health Centre.
Annual health check – people with learning disabilities should have an Annual Health Check at their GP.  This form gives you more details.
VIP hospital passport – lots of people with learning disabilities have a hospital passport that they use if they go into hospital.  It gives the staff extra information about you, to help them give you the right support. Please print this off and fill it in, so you have it ready if you need to go into hospital.
Going to hospital? top tips – here is some Easy Read advice and tips,  if you need to go into hospital.
First Response guide – an Easy Read guide to help you get support quickly, if you are having a mental health crisis.
Understanding constipation – an Easy Read booklet on the signs of constipation and how to treat it. 

 

Social care support – the health support team only provides health support. If you or your family wants information about social care support, such as day care or respite, please contact the Access Point on 01274 435400 who will be able to help.

Advocacy support – Voiceability provides advocacy support to adults with learning disabilities in Bradford and can be contacted on 01274 888017.

Easy Read information about health issues – there are lots of websites which can provide Easy Read information or videos on health conditions. Please try btm or easyheatlh.org.uk for further details.