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Evidence of what works

Adults :: Learning disabilities :: Evidence of what works

The Public Health Observatory has published a number of reports investigating the health inequalities faced by people with learning disability that can be accessed here.

Key recommendations from these reports are to:
• Reduce exposure to health harms for people with learning disabilities
• Increase the uptake of annual health checks
• Ensure there is equitable access to screening (eg cervical)
• Support carers in understanding the health needs of people with learning disabilities
• Make reasonable adjustments to health services
• Address avoidable death inequalities