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Clinical guidance

Here is guidance from NHS England, for front line staff in all clinical settings, to support patients with a learning disability, autism, or both during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Here is guidance from the Department of Health & Social Care for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Guidance from the government on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable.

NHS England and NHS Improvement have published a wide range of COVID-19 documents and resources. These are designed to support carers, practitioners and clinicians who care for people with learning disabilities who have (or are suspected of having) COVID-19.

Learning Disabilities during COVID-19

If you work in a care home or organisation for people with Learning Disabilities and would like some further information on how we can support you or available resources and training please view our page here.

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