Learning Disability Health Checks

Add to CPD

The LD health check scheme is for patients aged 14 and over with learning disabilities. These patients are added to a register, invited to see their GP for a health check every year and given a health action plan. This health check scheme is voluntary for practices.


Further LD health check resources for practices

ILDP Leaflet for GPs

Keep In Mind Sheet for GP receptionists (Jan 2018)

LD Inclusion tool (Jan 2019 v3)

Cardiff Health Check Protocol (PDF)

Step-by-Step Health Check Toolkit


Related resources for those with learning difficulties 

Hospital Passport (PDF)

Easy-read information about health checks

Easy-read guide to cervical screening

Flu vaccination easy-read invitation letter

Protect yourself against flu (easy-read version): Winter 2019-2020

Eligibility criteria


  • people aged 14+, and
  • on the learning disability register 

How to refer


Patients & carers can self-refer by contacting the patients registered GP directly.

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