chapter  14
Towards an integrated health service for people w ith intellectual disabilities
ByAshok Roy, Meera Roy
Pages 14

Understanding health needs Continuing reforms in the National Health Service have created fundam ental changes in the m anner in w hich services are conceptualised, planned and delivered. This chapter describes the different types of services that are available to m eet the needs of people w ith a learning disability w ho have significant health problems. Lyndsey (2002) has reviewed these services and identified barriers to the provision of appropriate care.