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New GP resources for people with learning disabilities – Learning Disability Today

Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

New GP resources for people with learning disabilities – Learning Disability Today

The learning disability charity Mencap has created new GP resources to support people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds when accessing healthcare services.

The resources come as data reveals that just 276,365 people are on the GP Learning Disability Register out of an estimated 1.2 million people in England with a learning disability (equating to less than a quarter).

The resources, which are now available in 10 different languages, raise awareness of the benefits of the register and encourage underrepresented communities (like those from minority ethnic groups) to sign up.

Read more at: https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/new-gp-resources-to-support-people-with-learning-disabilities-from-black-asian-and-minority-ethnic-backgrounds

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