Delivering High Quality End of Life care for people with a Learning Disability
The guide aims to support commissioners, providers and health and social care staff to reduce inequality in palliative and end of life care for people with a learning disability, focusing on The Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care.
The development of the guide involved consultation with Pu
Funding to Promote the Role of Learning Disability Physiotherapy
Further information and application form can be found in the attached document
LeDeR programme documents 2017
The LeDeR programme was one of the recommendations of the Confidential Inquiry into premature deaths of people with learning disabilities (CIPOLD)
CIPOLD reported that for every one person in the general population who dies from a cause of death amenable to good quality care, three people with lear
So your next patient has a Learning Disability - Useful leaflet & poster
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 on h
Useful research websites
Useful Books and networks
Athens registration information
Pain Management in Learning Disability - Dispelling the Myths and Explaining The Solutions
Date of Event
Dr Paul Cameron, National Lead Clinician, Chronic Pain, Scottish Government
Deborah Steven, Lead Pharmacist, Fife
Stephen Kean, Specialist Physiotherapist, Learning Disabilities, FifeFull report
ACPPLD Business Plan
This is the business plan for the ACPPLD Professional Network for 2017 - 2020. Our 2017 activity matrix is also accesible via the link below. The activity matrix is the annual document which details how we will fulfil the business plan.
Both of these documents link in with and support the CSP Corpor
Strategies to reduce falls in people with learning disabilities.
Date of Event
March 29th 2017
SW2 - South West England and South Wales
Initial feedback was that this was a very successful and informative event.
AM – presented by Jennifer Crocket, Lead physiotherapist Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Trust.