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Annual Health Checks

Annual health checks are for adults and young people aged 14 or over with a learning disability. People with a learning disability often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. This does not need to be the case. An annual health check helps…

Cochlear Implanted Children’s Support (CICS Group)

CICS Group was founded by parents whose deaf children have cochlear implants, the CICS Group was formed to help others whose children already have implants and those who are thinking about cochlear implantation for their deaf child, whether this is unilateral, simultaneous or sequential bilateral.…

Community Learning Disability Health Team (CLDHT)

If you have a learning disability or know someone that does, and they have difficulties accessing mainstream health services, Wandsworth's Community Learning Disability Health Team (CLDHT) may be able to help you.  They are a specialist team of: Community Nurses Dietitians Dysphagia Practitioners…

Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs)

Community Mental Health Teams offer specialist support for people with mental health problems who require further treatment or longer term support.The first point of contact for anyone with a mental health problem should be their local GP. Your GP is usually the person…

Contact's Introduction to the NHS.

Contact is a  nationwide charity providing support, advice and information for families with children and young people up to 19 years old who have disabilities or special needs. They have written an online guide, Introduction to the NHS which explains about NHS…

Easyhealth website

The Easyhealth website offers accessible health information for people of all ages. This is information using easy words with pictures.  It has over 500 leaflets and videos from a wide range of organisations covering all aspects of health food and exercise. Most of the information is free to…

Learning Disability Nursing Team

The Learning Disability Liaison Nursing Team is a service provided to support adults (18 years +) with a formal diagnosis of a learning disability to access St Georges Hospital. The objectives of the service are to enable patients with a learning disability to access…

Learning Disability Register

People with a learning disability can join the learning disability register at their GP practice, meaning they will be offered extra support to make things a bit easier. And, importantly, it means it's possible to get an Annual Health Check too. You can find…

Mental Health First Aid

Drop in sessions offering advice and self-help strategies for young people with anxiety, stress, depression and other common mental health illness. This is a service for young people aged 16 and over. A team of local volunteers offer a confidential ear to those seeking…

Multi Agency Complex Needs Panel (MACNP)

MACNP is not a service. It is made up of teams of professionals from Local Authority and Health specialist services for children and young people 0 to 5 years old, with complex or significant needs who live in Wandsworth, and for children up to age 8 years with…