A health passport can be used to make services aware of a Young Person’s (or an Adult’s) disability. The health passport is an easy read document that enables Professionals to know what your child needs in order to feel supported and ensure any special considerations can be undertaken.
The health passport is encouraged to be taken to any medical appointments or hospital admissions, so it’s a good idea to always have an up-to-date version ready.
All health services in Gloucestershire are aware of and use the health passport, so it can be presented to Doctors at hospital or if your child gets support from community services like Physiotherapy or CAMHS.
You can fill in the Health Passport template today.
Inclusion Gloucestershire have developed some short films for Individuals and Professionals to help provide a better understanding on accessing health care services when you have a disability. The videos included are: medicine management, mental health and the Emergency Department and many more.