What is meant by Learning Disability?
A learning disability is a significant, lifelong condition which has three facets:
What do the Community Learning Disability Teams do?
The Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT) provide specialist high quality health care services for people with a learning disability that enables and supports the individual to participate in the activities of everyday life.
For the majority of people with a learning disability living in the the community, most of their health needs are met by their GP or primary health care team. Additional "specialist" health needs may be met by the CLDT.
The key objectives of the Community Learning Disability Team are to:
Referring to the CLDTs
Contact details for single point of access referrals:
Please click here for welcome information on Mayfield Unit, Lynebank Hospital, Dunfermline.
Active Support - Association for Real Change - www.arcscotland.org.uk
NES Resources - www.nes.scot.nhs.org.uk
Pregnancy pack for parents with a learning disability - click here
Please see information below for Down's Syndrome Health Screening clinics:-
Down's Syndrome Clinic Leaflet - click here
GP Poster - click here
What happens at a full clinic - click here
What happens at a review clinic - click here
Seeing a Psychologist - Easy read