Health Facilitation

The Role of the Health Facilitator

The Health Facilitators work in Hampshire and Southampton are Learning Disability Nurses who have a dedicated role to support professionals by:

  • D & M Photography-24.jpgProviding learning disability awareness training to outside agencies, including sharing information on learning disability services and the support available

  • Providing advice on reasonable adjustments to primary and secondary healthcare services

  • Ensuring that the learning disability population is included on local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Public Health (PH) agendas

  • Ensuring that national screening programmes consider the needs of people with a learning disability

  • Developing pathways with generic services that meet the needs of people with a learning disability

  • Providing training on learning disability enhanced services and the delivery of annual health checks for GPs and practice staff

  • Supporting general practices to establish and maintain a Learning Disability Register

  • Discussing and advising on missed health appointments

  • Promoting and sharing useful resources e.g. a Hospital Passport (also know as 'All about me' book) with people with learning disabilities, their families and carers, as well as primary and secondary health services and other agencies. Visit our Health Information and Easy Read Leaflets page for more information on Hospital Passports.    

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North and West Hampshire Learning Disability Service:


Map of basesFind your local Community Learning Disability Health Team.

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