Getting it right in hospital for people with an intellectual disability

This article addresses the need for reasonable adjustments, and other issues, by using examples of a hospital passport, assessing the mental capacity of a person, and how to improve care provided and reduce clinical risks for people with intellectual disability:

Medication use is the main therapeutic intervention in the population with learning/intellectual disabilities.
Pharmacists in general hospital can contribute to efforts to ensure quality medication use in this population group.

The article below may be of interest.

Commentary: Safety of People with Intellectual Disabilities in
Hospital. What Can the Hospital Pharmacist Do to
Improve Quality of Care
Pharmacy 2017, 5, 44; doi:10.3390/pharmacy5030044