Making reasonable adjustments to support children and young people with learning disabilities in hospital

Disabled children and young people have the same rights to the best care as everyone else when they need hospital care.

Extra care and support are needed to make this happen, which is the job of all staff in the healthcare team.

Healthcare staff need to think about what reasonable adjustments may help to make the experience of children and young people and their families better in hospitals.

Here are some examples of hospital passports to support learning disabled children and young people:

uhbristol.nhs.uk

autism.org.uk

royalfree.nhs.uk

gosh.nhs.uk

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