We are the Specialised Intellectual Disability Health Team in your area.
We are called
SIDHT for short.
We help people with an intellectual
disabilitywho need extra support with their health.
We can talk to you in person or online.
You can ask someone to support you when you speak with us.
This can be
You can talk to us about your health.
You can talk to us about the medication you take..
You can tell us if you feel sad or worried.
Tell your doctor if you want to see us.
Your doctor can send us a referral by email. A
referral is a letter from your doctor.
You do not have to pay to see us.
We will keep your information private.
That means we will not share your information with others unless you say
We will also respect your personal space.
Personal space means not getting too close to someone unless they say it is ok.
After we talk to you we will talk to your doctor about ways to make your health better.
This might be things like
We will write a report that you can give to your doctors and other healthcare workers..
We can also give the report to other people that you want to have it.
SIDHT teaches healthcare workers about the health of people with an intellectual disability.
We might ask you if we can share your story to teach them.
You can say yes or no.