Tackling healthcare inequalities faced by people with learning disabilities – Keighley News

Dr Sara Munro

A NEW package of measures has been unveiled aimed at improving healthcare for people in the region who have learning disabilities.

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership says the move is designed to tackle inequalities which are faced from early in life and stem from barriers to accessing appropriate and effective services.

In this region, a group has been formed and a programme launched to drive forward initiatives to ensure equitable care for people with learning disabilities – including analysing housing needs, supporting discharge from hospital and helping people into employment.

Read more at: https://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/19457869.tackling-healthcare-inequalities-faced-people-learning-disabilities/

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