Nurse Liaison for adults with a Learning Disability
The RD&E has a Learning Disability Liaison Nurse for advice or support please contact Liz Jennings 01392 402237
Who needs a liaison nurse?
The liaison nurse is to support adults with a learning disability.
What the liaison nurse will do:
Make sure the person has access to all the information needed when coming into hospital.
Inform hospital staff of any special arrangements required for the patient’s appointment, treatment, or stay in hospital.
Support the patient in understanding and communicating their needs.
Co-ordinate discharge arrangements between the patient, carers, community and hospital staff.
For support or advice please contact :
Liz Jennings on telephone: 01392 402237
Hospital Passport for patients with learning disabilities:
Please download the Hospital Passport and bring it with you to your appointment if you are going into hospital.
Link to Hospital Passport
Link to Access Support Card