Learning disabilities and autism support

Learning disabilities and autism support

 
Ipswich HospitalColchester Hospital

Roger Blake
Learning Disability and Autism Specialist Nurse
Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm
01473 702 517 or 07539 323 041
Email:
roger.blake@esneft.nhs.uk
Twitter: @LDliaisonIHT

Stephanie Baker
Learning Disability and Autism Specialist Nurse
Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm
01206 742 160 or 07774 889 067
Email:
stephanie.baker1@nhs.net
Twitter: @EsneftLd

The role of the learning disability liaison nurse

People with learning disabilities can have different needs to other people when in hospital
Research shows when people with learning disabilities come into hospital they may require specialist support
Below is information on the learning disability liaison nurse that can help you during your stay

 

What does the learning disability liaison nurse do?

Work directly with you, your carers, family and hospital staff to make your hospital stay better
Support reasonable adjustments so your stay is easier
Assist with planning before and after the appointment or stay
Provide training and guidance for staff in the hospital to work with people with learning disabilities

 

Your Health Passport

If you are visiting either Colchester or Ipswich Hospitals as a patient – we would really like you to complete a Health Passport form before you com to visit us. You can download a Health Passport below, depending on which hospital you are visiting, please choose the document that you need from the choices below.

Click HERE to download your Health Passport for Ipswich HospitalClick HERE to download your Health Passport for Colchester Hospital

 

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Useful websites

Learning Disabilities website
PMLD Network website
Easy Health website
Widget Health website
Improving Health and Lives website

Select the right hospital

Find contact details, visiting times and ward information.

Ipswich Hospital

Roger Blake

Learning Disability and Autism Specialist Nurse

Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm

01473 702 517 or 07539 323 041

Email: roger.blake@esneft.nhs.uk

Twitter: @LDliaisonIHT

Colchester Hospital

Stephanie Baker

01206 742 160 or 07774 889 067

Learning Disability and Autism Nurse Specialist

Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm

Email: stephanie.baker1@nhs.net

Twitter: @EsneftLd

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