Patients with learning disabilities

We aim to make it easier for people with learning disabilities to get the right support at Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Contact us

Adults (over 18)Lauren Bowller

Phone : 07717 850308          Email : l.bowller1@nhs.net

 

Children and Young People (under 18)Vicki Ward

Phone : 07980 765426          Email : rsch.cyplearningdisabilities@nhs.net

Royal Surrey Learning Disability Policy

Children and Young People (under 18)

Information and resources to support children and young people (under 18 years old) with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism when accessing healthcare at the hospital.

Resources

image of Hello Hospital logo

These resources are part of the Hello Hospital resources, developed by the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust.  Hello Hospital resources aim to help children and young people with learning disabilities, autism and/or complex needs to feel better about coming to hospital.

More resources will be added to this page soon.  Please contact the Learning Disabilities Nurse for Children and Young people if you need support in the meantime.

Copy of booklet front cover for going to the paediatric emergency department Paediatric ED Booklet.pdf

Booklet to help children and young people (under 16) know what might happen when they attend the Paediatric Emergency  Department. 

This booklet has been created with the Paediatric Emergency Department Nursing Team; the Learning Disabilities Nurse for Children and Young People; and reviewed by a focus group of children and young people, and their families.

You can download and print this before coming, and there are printed copies available in the Paediatric Emergency Department.

image of where does it hurt visual chart Where does it hurt.pdf 

Visual chart to help a child or young person be able to communicate more clearly about if they have pain and where.  

You can download and print this before coming, and there are printed copies available in the Paediatric Emergency Department and on Hascombe Ward.