Supporting someone with a learning disability fact sheet

Reduce anxiety and give control

One way to help reduce anxiety is to feel like you have some control. If you are supporting a person with a learning disability and they feel like want to have more control, chatting about things they can control, like their daily routine, could be helpful. This might include discussing times to eat, work and do some exercise. Remember everyone is different and not everyone will want or need help with

As with anyone you are supporting as a volunteer, if you have any concerns about a person and their wellbeing, contact the Support Team onĀ 0808 196 3382

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Page last reviewed: 06 November 2023