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Wirral JSNA: Learning Disabilities (July 2016) 
Latest data from Wirral whilst awaiting completion of some remaining elements for this JSNA section. 


Previous Wirral JSNA: Learning Disabilities Update (March 2016)

Merseyside and North Cheshire Health Needs Assessment for Learning Disabilities and Autism 
(March 2016) 

Learning Disability Profiles now on PHE gateway website 

Other related content
How do we make Wirral a better place to live for people with a learning disability and their families? July 2016 Wirral Mencap Consultation Report
Wirral Mencap has gathered data from over 160 people with a learning disability and/ or family carers to establish the main concerns and aspirations of people living in Wirral. The data includes information gathered via surveys, focus groups, accessible consultation exercises and statistical information from existing service provision.

NICE guidelines (NG11) (May 2015)
Challenging behavior and learning disabilities: prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behavior challenges.

How well do Joint Strategic Needs Assessments address the needs of people with learning disabilities?
(November 2014)
A report which looks at how well Joint Strategic Needs Assessments address the needs of people with learning disabilities.

Local Offer: What is the Local Offer?
The Local Offer sets out what is available for your child in your area if they have special educational needs and or a disability.Visit the Local Offer Wirral website to find out moreThe Local Offer will:

  • Give you information about education and training, health and care services
  • Give you information about leisure activities and support groups
  • Hold all the information in one place
  • Be clear, comprehensive and accessible
  • Make service provision more responsive to local needs
  • Be developed and reviewed with service providers and service users.
Inclusive integration: how whole person care can work for adults with disabilities (Institute for Public Policy Research (December 2014)
This report focuses on the needs of working-age adults disabled adults. It looks at how, as health and social care services are increasingly integrated, the needs of these individuals can be protected and more effectively met.

Merseyside and North Cheshire Learning Disabilities and Autism Health Needs Assessment - September 2013 - Liverpool Public Health Observatory No. 94 in series 

Previous JSNA Learning Disabilities Chapter - up to August 2013 - 
Download the whole of Chapter 7: Learning Disabilities (Warning - large file)

Key information sources for you to consider:
Health and social care outcomes frameworks (Collection)
Public Health England Data and Knowledge Gateway
NHS Digital
Child and Maternal Health