Adults with Learning Disabilities

Communication is a basic human right and it is all of our responsibility to ensure that everyone has a voice.

It is important to understand how someone communicates to enable them to make informed choices about their lives and to be included in their community.

We can provide:

  • Detailed assessment of an individual’s communication
  • Setting up and monitoring of communication strategies
  • Setting up and running communication groups
  • Making information accessible through visual support e.g. symbols
  • Maximising the communication environment of day centres and residential settings
  • Staff training – this includes basic induction training, intensive interaction, how to make communication accessible, Signalong

We do not offer a dysphagia service. Please contact your local NHS department to request this service from them.

"Communication rights are vital to full participation in society and are, therefore, universal human rights belonging to every man, woman and child"
— Centre for Communication Rights

Ruth worked with us as a Speech & Language Therapist Consultant. She is extremely thorough in her assessment work and produces some excellent guidance for our staff to understand our service users better.

Residential Care Home for Adults with Learning Difficulties