Learning Disabilities Information

Learning Disability Register

Do you have a learning disability or support someone who does? By adding your name to the learning disability register at your GP practice you can get better healthcare – and you could have a free Annual Health Check. Join The Learning Disability Register – Don’t Miss Out | Mencap

Annual health checks and health action plans

Everyone over 14 who is on the doctors Learning disability register can have an annual health check.

An Annual Health Check is done by your doctor/nurse once a year. Your doctor will take a closer look at how you are doing – making sure you’re healthy. 

Find out more about annual health checks here Don’t Miss Out – Annual Health Checks Mencap

Local Services

Mencap Direct tel. 08088081111

The Community Learning Disability Team https://www.mpft.nhs.uk/services/learning-disabilities

Local Support Services

https://www.staffordshireconnects.info/kb5/staffordshire/directory/home.page

Social Care (Staffordshire Cares) tel: 0300 111 8010

https://www.mencap.org.uk/ (Mencap for advice and support) tel. 08088081111

https://www.easyhealth.org.uk/ (easy read health information)

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“Do not contact your GP surgery about your COVID-19 vaccination status. GPs cannot provide letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status.”

We are unable to issue this certificate at the practice.

Please see Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) for further information.

Proof of your vaccination status will be available on the NHS app, which is also valuable for accessing your health records and ordering repeat prescriptions.

The NHS app can be downloaded from here ‎NHS App on the App Store (apple.com) for iPhone or here NHS App – Apps on Google Play for android.

Alternatively, you can call the NHS helpline on 119 from 17th May and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine; the letter may to take up to 5 days to reach you.”