Presentation on theme: "THE GRAMPIAN, ORKNEY and SHETLAND LEARNING DISABILITY OBILGATE NETWORK Susan Carr Learning Disability Services Manager NHS Grampian."— Presentation transcript:
THE GRAMPIAN, ORKNEY and SHETLAND LEARNING DISABILITY OBILGATE NETWORK Susan Carr Learning Disability Services Manager NHS Grampian
INTRODUCTORY WORK Shared information on service provision Agreement on approach Shared challenges faced by all Identified possible areas of support
PRE-VISITS PREPARATION Drafted paper outlining: Specialist roll of Dietetics, OT, Physiotherapists, Speech & Language Therapy. Possible support from NHS G AHP specialists. Joint Training Programme (that supports multi- agency partners in Grampian).
VISITS TO ORKNEY and SHETLAND Programme of visits/meetings arranged by hosts. Listened and learnt. Reviewed and agreed way forward.
EXAMPLES of NEXT STEPS Partnership approach to supporting work on identifying additional / different health needs of people with a learning disability - to enable NHS staff to be aware of needs and promote access to specialist LD staff support. Partners in Communication Training to support staff working with clients with challenging behaviour.
EXAMPLES of NEXT STEPS LD Dementia Pathway– share current draft and consider factors to enable effective implementation. Partnership approach to identifying evidence to consider how best to meet needs of clients with challenging behaviours. Build relationships and create more opportunities for liaison with LD colleagues through videoconferencing event to enable a getting to know each other.
EXAMPLES of NEXT STEPS.Role of LD nursing to support developments: support meetings with CLDNs with special interests and managers through work shadowing opportunities in Aberdeen and telephone support and advice when necessary. Follow up visit to focus on support to NHS around responding to differing/additional health needs – possible workshop with GPs and NHS staff.