Healthcare Services for People with Learning Disabilities
These reports represent the findings from the 2008-2009 learning
disabilities peer review visits to NHS boards throughout Scotland.
The peer review process was initiated at the request of Shona
Robison, Minister for Public Health, following 2 fatal accident
inquiries and a number of reports into services for people with
learning disabilities across the UK.
NHS QIS published the revised quality indicators for learning
disabilities in 2004.
In 2008-2009, the NHS boards were assessed against quality
indicators 2 and 3:
Quality Indicator 2: Promoting Inclusion and
Quality Indicator 3: Meeting General Healthcare
These quality indicators were revised prior to the reviews in
line with the NHS QIS best practice statement audit tool (Promoting
Access to Healthcare for People with Learning Disabilities -
Published Date: 27 July 2009