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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Learning disability support

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Data descriptor
ASC Collections Data Dictionary (Beta v1.3)
NHS Digital

Primary Support Reason that should be utilised in relation to clients who need assistance to understand new or complex information. Learning Disability Support covers a very wide spectrum. The following list gives examples of types of support that could be included in this classification: - help to keep safe and free from harm or neglect - assistance to live independently - support with social and educational activities - help with communication - support for work or training An individual may have a learning disability but would not be recorded under Primary Support Reason 'Learning Disability support' if their primary reason for support identified at assessment is identified as falling under one of the other classifications.

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