PAHMS

 

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Promoting Access to Main Stream Health Services

 

 


Services the PAMHS Department offer:

Being HealthyHealth Promotion

The PAMHS department help people who have a learning disability improve their health and stay well

 

 


Healthy Eating

 

They teach lots of things like:

Nutrition and diet

 


Mental Health

 

Mental health

 

 


Health Screening

 

Health checks and screening such as breast awareness and bowel screening

 

 


Toilet

 

Continence 

 

 


Upset and comfort

 

Behavior intervention

 

 


Brushing Teeth

 

Life skills including social and personal care

 

 


Health Meeting

 

Training can be done with just one person with a learning disability and a nurse or in a group

 

 


NHS

 

The PAMHS Department support people to access NHS services like doctors surgeries, the hospital, the dentist and the opticians

 

 


Health TrainingHealth and Learning Disability Training

The PAMHS Department provides training for medical staff on issues like:

 

Consent

 

Consent to treatment in relation to the Mental Capacity Act

 

 

People First

 

Learning Disability Awareness

and Health Awareness

 

 


GP Family Doctors

 

They provide advice and support to GP practices to deliver annual health checks (DES)

 

 

 


Leaflet

 

They create and provide accessible health information for people with learning disabilities, their carers and other health staff

They also give information to health care providers who want to improve their care for people with learning disabilities