We’d like your help

Please see the below short questionnaire for you to complete, and a separate one for your child. Please do complete and return these as this will help us see where the gaps in services are. We need your help so please give us your ideas and opinions on what activities […]

Treat Me Well Launch

On the 15th February we joined together with lots of other Mencap groups around the country to launch their new campaign called “Treat Me Well”. Here’s a bit more information about the campaign: Everyone deserves good healthcare and we know that there is some truly excellent practice out there. However […]

Don’t Miss Out

Don’t Miss Out – Get better healthcare now   Background Mencap is working in partnership with NHS England to raise awareness about the importance of being on the Learning Disability (QOF) register, having an Annual Health Check, and sharing information on Summary Care Records. We are targeting people with a […]

The Big Plan

The “Big Plan” is finally finished and agreed, with an action plan for this year. We thought you should know a bit more about it.   “The Big Plan” – What is it? It’s a plan for the next 5 years It’s about services for people with learning disabilities in […]

Love Life and Stay Healthy

Annual Health Checks Did you know… anyone with a learning disability can have a check-up at their doctor’s surgery each year? This is called an Annual Health Check – here’s some information about what you can expect. The health check will need a longer appointment time than you usually have […]