Videos & self help booklets to support people with Learning Disabilities during COVID
Introduction to Coronavirus is the first in a series of guided self-help booklets developed to support people with mild to moderate learning/intellectual disabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak. You can access the whole series via this link https://www.scld.org.uk/covid-19-guided-self-help
Accessible Information about Coronavirus
Various useful easy read information resources about Coronavirus.
Easy read information from Paths for All about social distancing and walking - https://www.pathsforall.org.uk/resources/resource/easy-read---social-distancing-and-walking
The following accessible documents have been kindly
postural care resources in response to COVID-19
These resources have been created by the National Postural care strategy group in Scotland. They have been adapted to incorporate specific advice which may be helpful during COVID-19 pandemic. Resources provide practical help and guidance to those with postural difficulties. This is supported by two
So your next patient has a Learning DisabilityLearning disability leaflet
The majority of people with a Learning Disability can successfully access mainstream physiotherapy services when reasonable adjustments are made.
The 'So your next patient has a Learning Disability' leaflet aims to give some simple but practical advice/suggestions to mainstream physiotherapists
Standards of Practice for Physiotherapists working with Adults with a Learning Disability
They can be accessed in their own section of this website by clicking the link on the top menu. As well as the main document there is an executive summary for carers and an executive summary for professionals. There are also a number of toolkits and supporting documents that we hope will help
Posters and delegate map from 2019 Annual Learning Event
These are the posters which were displayed at the 2019 ACPPLD Annual Learning event. We hope you will find them to be interesting readingDownload pdf 709.59 KBStandards of Practice for LD PosterDownload pdf 816.7 KBSpecialist adjustments posterDownload pdf 333.88 KBExercise group poster - NHS FifeDownload pdf 933.23 KBDysphagia poster - NHS FifeDownload pdf 816.68 KBPostural Management poster - NHS Fife
Sainsburys lanyards - supporting shoppers who have hidden disabilities
Sainsburys now have an initiative for supporting shoppers who have hidden disabilities. They are able to collect and wear a sunflower lanyard while shopping in the store and this lets the staff know that they may need some assistance. please see attached leaflet for more information
Poster Guidance for Annual Learning event
You are invited you to submit poster presentations prior to the Annual Learning Event.
Presentations will be on display in the viewing area over the two days and will provide you with a unique opportunity to share your work and learning (in an informal and modern manner) whilst gaining
AGM Documents 2019
The 2019 ACPPLD AGM documents for members to view prior to the meeting on 16th SeptemberDownload doc 156 KBConfirmed AGM Agenda 2019Download docx 964.73 KBACPPLD AGM Minutes 2018Download pdf 117.51 KBACPPLD Main accounts Jan - Dec 2018Download pdf 126.57 KBACPPLD Regions accounts Jan - Dec 2018Download doc 49 KBNational Executive Committee Nomination form 2019Download doc 578 KBRevised ACPPLD Constitution draft June 2019
Constipation in Learning Disabilities - resources
These new resources have been developed to help families and carers of people with a learning disability, as well as staff who work with them, know the signs of constipation, and what to do if you think someone is constipated. They are the work of a national constipation working group, which was set