In doing, Primary Health Tasmania will draw on the expertise of consumers, carers and intellectual disability organisations in developing and rolling out the program.
The Council for Intellectual Disability has produced six Easy Read health facts sheets, funded by the Australian Government as part of the Primary Care Enhancement for People with Intellectual Disability program.
The fact sheets have been co-designed with people with intellectual disability and include:
Primary Health Tasmania has commissioned Baptcare to deliver psychosocial support services in Tasmania. We are also working with stakeholders to identify and address barriers faced by people with mental illness when testing for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).