Guidance for Prison Healthcare Staff treating people with Learning Disabilities

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Guidance for Prison Healthcare Staff treating people with Learning Disabilities

The NHS has published ‘Equal Access, Equal Care’. This guidance is an introduction for all prison healthcare staff about the main points to consider when treating or managing a patient with known or suspected learning disabilities. It applies community healthcare policy and best practice regarding patients with learning disabilities to the prison healthcare setting.

This will be of use and interest to any prison healthcare staff or other related roles, such and Health and Justice regional commissioners or National Offender Management Service staff. Download here