‘I feel embarrassed about the delays getting care packages signed off’

The main room is too loud. The lighting is too bright.

She cannot tolerate the taxi driver putting her seatbelt on.

These are the difficulties that one of my clients is experiencing when she attends a local day service. The service is primarily for adults with learning disabilities, but she doesn’t have a learning disability herself. She has autism.

I’ve had a meeting with the manager of the service about pursing some adjustments, and these have been made. But I continue to feel this service is only a “best fit” for a person whose needs always seem to fall between the cracks.

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8th August 2017
Community Care