Specialised Intellectual Disability Team - Easy Read fact sheet has information to support people with an intellectual disability who need extra support with their health.
The focus of the specialised Intellectual Disability Health Service (IDHS) is supporting and building the capability of the health system to meet the health care needs of people with intellectual disability in NSW.
The Service is made up of a network of six teams and nine clinical positions across NSW.
The Intellectual Disability Health Service offers:
Referrals for a comprehensive health assessment can only be made by a general practitioner or other medical specialist (e.g. paediatrician). Referring clinicians can complete a referral form, available from their local service, or write a comprehensive referral letter.
For more information, contact your local service.
Tools to support assessment, admission and discharge of patients with disability: