Don't forget about me

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Summary of report content

Healthwatch Stockport undertook research on the care experiences of people with learning disabilities after hearing concerns about the current service provision. The report looks at findings from a focus group.

The report looks at the following issues:

  • The Blue Butterfly scheme which allows clinicians to flag the records of someone with a learning disability.
  • The need for a Learning Disability Liaison Nurse locally
  • Access to Annual Health Checks
  • Entitlement to annual flu vaccinations
  • The accessibility of screening services
  • The problems of people with sensory loss
  • People with dementia
  • Staff awareness and training
  • Carers

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General details

Report title 
Don't forget about me
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Stockport
Date of publication 
Friday, 30 April, 2021
Date evidence capture began 
Saturday, 1 August, 2020
Date evidence capture finished 
Monday, 31 August, 2020
Key themes 
Communication between staff and patients
Health protection
Holistic support
Patient records
Quality of care
Service delivery organisation and staffing
Staff attitudes
Staff training

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Primary research method used 
Focus group
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
GP practice
Secondary care services 
Inpatient care

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Learning or understanding or concentrating
Types of long term conditions 
Learning disability

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
Not known
Age group 
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Sexual orientation 
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Does the information include public's views? 
Not known
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Not known
Does the information include staff's views? 
Not known
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Not known

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.