The healthcare initiatives and resources described here include
those that focus on the provision of prevention, public health,
healthcare or parallel health services to older adults with a developmental
Consensus Practice Guidelines for the Primary Healthcare of Adults with a Developmental Disability
These guidelines provide information about the complex health care needs of adults with a developmental disability and make recommendations for action to health care professionals. Caregivers will find the information helpful to supporting adults with a developmental disability in visits to physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Click here to view the Consensus Practice Guidelines
Service Agreement Between a Regional Hospital and Developmental Services Agency – Sample
This sample service agreement describes mutual responsibilities between two organizations to ensure appropriate support to adults with a developmental disability during hospitalization.
Click here to view the Sample Service Agreement