Communicate CARE

Guidance for Person-Centered Care of Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This tip sheet offers guidance to physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals for a person-centered health assessment of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It provides information on best practices to prepare for appointments and to communicate and plan interventions using a person-centered approach to shared decision- making with the patient to the greatest extent possible.

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Related Canadian Consensus Guidelines on the Primary Care of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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