Source: Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme
Evidence shows that people with learning disabilities die significantly younger than the general population and/or often receive poor treatment to manage their health conditions or care needs.
On 3rd October, 2019, the Adult Care Services Commissioning Support Team of Hertfordshire County Council are delivering a conference targeted at Health/Social Care practitioners at the Hertfordshire Development Centre in Stevenage.
The conference aims to inform delegates what is happening to ensure people with learning disabilities receive good healthcare within Hertfordshire, as well as assist professional to recognise their role in reducing health inequalities and skills to make it happen. The conference will be hosted by people with learning disabilities and directed at Health and Social Care professionals.
In addition to hearing from keynote speakers, including people with learning disabilities themselves, there will be a range of workshops including:
- Equalities Act and Reasonable Adjustments
- Supporting End of Life
- Avoiding Diagnostic Overshadowing
This no-cost conference will provide delegates with a certificate of attendance to support professional development; places are limited however.
For more information, and to book a place at this event, please click on the link below using the password LeDer: