There has been a dramatic increase in the life expectancy of people with a learning disability in the past 30 years but evidence suggests that health problems are stitl not being identified. The case study described here by Lynne Marsh and Elaine Drummond shows how health needs can be assessed and addressed.
Marsh, L., & Drummond, E. (2013). Health needs in people with learning disabilities: using the ‘OK’ Health Check. Learning Disability Practice, 11(4), 16-21. https://doi.org/10.7748/ldp2008.05.11.4.16.c8203