People with learning disabilities often have difficulty in recognising illness, communicating their needs and using health services.
Regular health checks for people with learning disabilities often uncover treatable health conditions. Most of these are simple to treat and make the person feel better.
All people with a learning disability are entitled to an Annual health checks. Sunderland Action for Health want to know what people think about their experiences of having a health check.
GP’s will be asking people to fill in a very brief questionnaire or answer an online questionnaire.