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Intellectual Disability Actions for Clinicians Fact Sheet

Healthcare professionals can use this fact sheet to inform making reasonable adjustments for a person’s intellectual disability to create an inclusive environment and facilitate meeting the NSQHS Standards.

This fact sheet describes four steps that clinicians in all healthcare settings such as a hospital ward or day clinic can take to make reasonable adjustments:

  1. Plan – for reasonable adjustment
  2. Understand – the person and their disability
  3. Communicate – directly with the person
  4. Act – on a person’s health needs.


Intellectual Disability Actions for Clinicians Fact Sheet

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