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Helpful links for patients and carers with Learning Disabilities

General Advice and Help

Citizens Advice offer a range of support and information including:

Mind offers support to people with Learning Disabilities

Including:

Utility and Energy

Learning Disability England have a bank of resources, including:

Citizens Advice also offer hints and tips on how to switch energy suppliers.

Benefits and Financial Help

The government provides advice and guidance on benefits and financial support for people with a disability and or health condition:

Support for Carers

Newcastle Carers offer a safe space for carers to talk, be heard and supported.

Community Dental Service

The community dental service in Newcastle provides a full range of dental treatments for patients referred by other healthcare providers, who are residents of Newcastle and who fit one or more of the following criteria:

  • Under eighteen
  • Homeless
  • Asylum seeker
  • Have mental health problems
  • Have learning difficulties
  • Are medically compromised
  • Have a phobia towards visiting the dentist