Welcome to the B&NES Community Learning Disability Nursing Service
The Community Learning Disability Nurses are specifically trained to support the health needs of people with learning disabilities.
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This service is for anyone with a learning disability aged 18+ who lives in the Bath and North East Somerset area and has a GP who is registered in that area.
The nurses can offer support around a variety of health needs such as:
- Accessing primary care services
- Supporting participation in the Annual Health Check Programme
- Health Action Planning (HAP)
- Assessing eligibility for LD services
- Understanding health conditions
- Providing easy read health information
- Liaison with other services
- Guidance and support to staff teams/carers
- Group or 1:1 health promotion/support
- Education and training sessions to staff/service users
For a comprehensive guide to the services we oversee in Bath and North East Somerset visit www.bathneshealthandcare.nhs.uk
Please type in your starting point in the box below to give you directions to the service location.
How do I access this service?
You can access the service through:
- Your Social Worker/Support Service Coordinator
- Self- referral
Once you have been referred to the service a member of the team will contact you to discuss what support they can offer.
In what areas is this service available?
This service is available in Bath & North East Somerset.
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Our commitment to you
Virgin Care takes your dignity and privacy very seriously and we will at all times respect your confidentiality. Please treat our staff with respect so we can provide you with the very best care we can. Click here to find out more about your rights and responsibilities.
Your opinion really matters to us
Please let us know if you have a comment, a compliment or a complaint by filling out one of our feedback forms or telling a member of the team. Alternatively, if you would like to make an official complaint you can find out more from our How to make a complaint section.