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Doing the health assessments

Doing the health assessments

In this video, we reviewed and recapped what we have learned throughout the course and brought it into a clinical situation. Bringing it all together, this video demonstrates the techniques in action.

You have seen how the initial link with the person begins well before they visit you in your clinic, and how, at this point, you can begin building the personā€™s confidence and understanding. You can see how making your environment as reasonably adjusted as possible lends to a better experience.

The video also demonstrated some of the techniques that, with creativity and adjustment, can be applied to make the whole assessment process run smoothly. Remember, you can support the person with an intellectual disability in truly engaging as a partner in their own health.

In the next step, we will be asking you to consider what happens after the health assessment.

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Improving Health Assessments for People with an Intellectual Disability

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