Learning disability

For the thousands of people around the UK who are living with a learning disability, their daily lives are affected in a variety of ways. Many of them rely on their family for support. But, with a fully trained and dedicated live- in carer, we can make it possible for you or your loved one to live as independently as possible.

Parents or carers of people with learning disabilities, can feel overwhelmed, especially as a child grows into a young adult. your child may develop at a slower rate than others, and need extra health checkups – but there is support available if you should need it.

Compassionate Heart carers are fully trained and experienced when it comes to caring for someone with a learning disability. If your family is unsure of how-to best cope during transition to adult services a carer from Compassionate Heart can support you with your loved one’s health. When a young person lives with a learning disability, a carer from Compassionate Heart can support them with their development, their social and communication skills and any other issues that may arise as a result of their learning disability.

• Gastrostomy and nasogastric feeding

• Medication administration

• Bowel Management