Supports for people with many support needs
People with intellectual disability can have many support needs.
Support needs means you need support with different things in your life.
Support needs are sometimes called complex needs.
Below are services and supports for people with multiple needs.
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Some words can be hard to understand.
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Specialist Intellectual Disability Health Teams know how to work with people with intellectual disability.
They can work with your doctor or health workers to help support you.
The Statewide Intellectual Disability Mental Health Hubs know how to work with people with intellectual disability.
They can work with your doctor to help support you.
You can let your doctor know about the Hubs.
The Complex Care Service can work with your GP to support your health problems.
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A GP is the doctor you see when
- You are sick
- You need a health check
You can use a folder to keep your health information together.
The folder can make it easier for you if you need to go to hospital.
You can take the folder with you to hospital.