What are annual health checks? Find out in our new podcast episode

Tuesday 2 March 2021

Did  you know that everyone with a learning disability aged 14 and over is entitled to a free annual health check with the GP?

In our latest podcast episode, our health lead Amanda talks about why it’s so important parents take up the offer.

Amanda explains the process for making sure your child is offered a health check, and what you can expect to happen at the appointment.

And we hear mum Ayesha talk about her experience of getting a health check for her daughter. Because of the pandemic appointments might be harder to get to than usual, so Ayesha explains how asking for a ‘reasonable adjustment’ might help in this or any situation.

Listen to our podcast episode below.

Did you know that everyone with a learning disability aged 14 and over is entitled to a free annual health check with the GP? In our latest podcast episode, our health lead Amanda explains why it’s so important parents take up the offer. And we hear mum Ayesha talk about her experience of getting a health check for her daughter.

Looking for more episodes like this? Visit our podcast page to find out how to subscribe on the platform of your choice.

And you can read more about annual health checks on our website.