Planning for health at transition
Linda Ward Director, Norah Fry Research Centre, University of Bristol
Robina Mallett Carer Support Officer, Home Farm Trust
Pauline Heslop Researcher, Norah Fry Research Centre
Ken Simons Senior Research Fellow
Linda Ward, Robina Mallett, Pauline Heslop and the late Ken Simons set out to discover what happens to young people with learning disabilities as they move from childhood to adulthood
There is a good deal of objective, as well as anecdotal, evidence that young people with learning disabilities (like other young disabled people) encounter considerable difficulties ensuring access to adequate health care at transition (Morris 1999, Pearson et al 1999).
Learning Disability Practice.
6, 3, 24-27.
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