Insights into the scale of co-morbidities in people with learning disabilities
Dave Atkinson Independent consultant nurse
Research by the Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory, which involved reviewing detailed clinical assessments of more than 1,000 adults who were known to health or social care services, found that 99% of people with learning disabilities were living with two or more long-term conditions.
Learning Disability Practice. 21, 2,10-10. doi: 10.7748/ldp.21.2.10.s8