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.
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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:
- Plan – for reasonable adjustment
- Understand – the person and their disability
- Communicate – directly with the person
- Act – on a person’s health needs.