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Learning disabilities: identifying and managing mental health problems (QS142)

Statement 1 Young people and adults with learning disabilities have an annual health check that includes a review of mental health problems.

Statement 2 People with learning disabilities who need a mental health assessment are referred to a professional with expertise in mental health problems in people with learning disabilities.

Statement 3 People with learning disabilities and a serious mental illness have a key worker to coordinate their care.

Statement 4 People with learning and mental health problems who are receiving psychological interventions have them tailored to their preferences, level of understanding, and strengths and needs.

Statement 5 People with learning disabilities who are taking antipsychotic drugs that are not reduced or stopped have annual documentation on reasons for continuing this prescription.