Reducing emergency hospital admissions for people with learning disabilities
A free all day event
City College Peterborough, Brook Street,
Peterborough PE1 1TU
Thursday 25th February 2016
Adults with learning disabilities are more likely to be admitted to hospital due to
conditions that can often be treated and managed in the community with
appropriate care. These are known as ambulatory care sensitive conditions
(ASC). Emergency admissions for such conditions raise the question of how well
care outside the hospital is being organised.
The most common ASCs amongst adults with learning disabilities are
convulsions or epilepsy, constipation and diabetes.
This event will look at what is known about ASCs and how we can improve
management of them to reduce emergency hospital admissions for people with
Who should attend?
The events are aimed at those who have responsibility for commissioning and
providing healthcare services for people with learning disabilities.
How to book?