Young people are supported to manage their own health as they move into adulthood. Young people with learning disabilities are registered with GPs from 14 and annual health checks and plans are offered. Health professionals use person-centred approaches and work in partnership with education and social care colleagues as part of the EHC planning process.
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Transition from child and adolescent to adult mental services a young persons perspective (18 minutes).
The Association for Young People's Health have released a toolkit for school nurses, designed to improve young people's health literacy.
Produced with support from Public Health England, the toolkit is designed to help school nurses improve the health literacy of children and young people using simple and cost effective methods.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has a website, www.gmc-uk.org/learningdisabilities, dedicated to helping doctors provide better care for people with learning disabilities.
Guidance documents for clinical commissioning groups when assessing the needs of children and young people (0 to 17 years) whose complex needs cannot be met by universal or specialist health services.