Community Nursing

Community Nursing

Community Nurse

Our team of Community Nurses support people with learning disabilities to stay healthy.

– We will work with you, your family and support staff to know more about your health needs.
– We can help people in other services understand how to support you better.
– We offer training to carers in health related areas – for example: epilepsy, health action planning and end of life care.

 

Picture of individual with team of health and social care professionals– We can help you to understand about your health and to be involved in decisions about your care and support.
– We can help to find the right support and services to meet your health needs, now and in the future.
– We collect information about your health needs (assessments).
– We develop plans about your health care to keep you safe – for example: epilepsy or medication.

 

 

Picture of health information leaflets– We can give you information about being healthy that is easier for you to understand.
– We can help you to be less worried about appointments or tests.

– We can support you to access health services for example: Doctors (GP), Dentists, Opticians or Hospitals.

 

 

Picture of lady pointing to herself referring to her own plan– We will help you to make sure that you receive:

Yearly Health Checks.
Regular screening to make sure you are healthy.

– We will work with you to develop a health action plan.

– We can provide advice about what to do if you feel unwell.