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  1. Annual Health Checks

    People with a learning disability often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. This does not need to be the case. Annual health checks are for adults and young people aged 14 or over with a learning disability. An annual health check helps…
  2. Annual Health Checks - Mencap Easy Read

    If you have a learning disability and have joined the learning disability register, you might also be able to have a free Annual Health Check. What is an Annual Health Check? An Annual Health Check is done by your doctor once a year. Your doctor will…
  3. Changing Places - Accessible toilets in Middlesbrough

    Middlesbrough has a number of purpose-built Changing Places toilets for disabled people. Changing Places toilets are bigger than standard wheelchair accessible toilets, which don't provide changing benches or hoists, and are too small to accommodate a wheelchair user and more than one carer. Changing Places toilets are…
  4. Life Skills Checklist - Preparing for Adulthood

    The Preparation for Adulthood team has produced a Life Skills sheet to help develop the essential skills for independence. The list is designed to give young people and families some ideas about useful skills for the future. Not everyone will be able to achieve every…
  5. Looking for work and Disability Confident

    Looking for work and Disability Confident When you're looking for work, look for the 'disability confident employer' symbol on adverts and application forms. The symbol means the employer is committed to employing disabled people. If a job advert displays the symbol, you'll be guaranteed an interview if…
  6. Moving from CAMHS to adult services

    Transitions from CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) to adult services   From the age of 17.5 years each young person who is under CAMHS will gradually move to the adult services. This should be a smooth, seamless process. Within Tees, Esk and Wear…
  7. Moving from Childrens to Adults Health Services

    Moving from Children's to Adults Health Services Transition from children’s services to adults should be a smooth, seamless process during which young people and their families feel supported and confident that their care will continue to be delivered to the standard they expect. Thoughts about…
  8. Preparation for Adulthood - With an EHCP

    For young people with special educational needs and disabilities, the transition between childhood and adulthood can take longer and may need more preparation and planning.  If you have an EHCP, we will discuss plans and aspirations for adulthood with you as early as possible and…
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