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Health Facilitation

The Role of the Health Facilitator

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

  • Providing 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

If you would like to contact us our details are below. 

Health Facilitator - South East Hampshire

East Hampshire Learning Disability Service:
Email Amy George or call 01329 316350

Health Facilitator - Southampton

Southampton City Learning Disability Service:
Email Becky Sparks or call 02382 310300

Health Facilitator- North Hampshire

North Hampshire Learning Disability Service:
Email Marta Coates or call 01256 776151

Health Facilitator - South West

West Hampshire Learning Disability Service:
Email Maria Cook or call 02380 874333 

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