Learning disabilities (April 2010)

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The aim of this masterclass was to:

  • Provide GPs with updates on common issues facing people with learning disabilities
  • Share information on new assessment tools and treatment approaches
  • Share best practice care pathways.

Dr Vicky Turk, Head of Clinical Psychology for Learning Disabilities, discussed the occurrence of dementia in people with learning disabilities and Health Facilitation Coordinator Mark Bradley presented common health issues experienced by people with learning disabilities.