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Relationships and Sexual Wellbeing Toolkit

The Relationships & Sexual Wellbeing Toolkit has been developed by a multi-agency steering group, led by NHS Fife, to provide practical support for staff who are supporting adults with learning disabilities (including services from statutory, private or voluntary sectors).

The Toolkit includes a collection of relevant resources to aid the delivery of education, information and support on relationships and sexual health matters. The Toolkit contains three separate boxes of relevant, up-to-date resources focusing on:

  • Sexual Health & Wellbeing
  • Contraception
  • Family Planning
  • Health Screening
  • Relationships 
  • Education/Guidance teaching packs

The Toolkit can also signpost staff onto further support if required, such as training and other service provision.

The aim of the Toolkit is to enable staff to tailor information, education and support to people with learning disabilities in order to promote positive decision-making and ensure individuals can exercise their rights and responsibilities in regards to personal relationships and sexual wellbeing. The overall aim is to improve sexual health experiences and provide positive outcomes for adults with a learning disability within Fife.

The Toolkit is available on loan from:

Information and Resource Centre (IRC), Haig House, Cameron Hospital, Leven, Fife

Phone: 01592 226494

For general enquiries about the Toolkit, please contact:

Louise Howie, Acting Health Promotion Officer/Community LD Charge Nurse


Phone: 01382 565334

Learning Disabilities LGBT service

This service is run by LGBT Health and Wellbeing in Edinburgh. The service provides a range of opportunities for building confidence and friendship among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who also identify as having a learning disability or difficulty.

Opportunites include activities, volunteering and capacity building with statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

To find out more about activities or to make an appointment contact:

George Burrows


Phone: 0131 652 3281 or 0131 523 1100.

Enquiries are welcomed from individuals, as well as from carers and professionals.


Making Choices, Keeping Safe: Relationships and Sexual Wellbeing for People with Learning Disabilities

26th October 2015 - Cameron Hospital, Leven

8th February 2016 - Lynebank Hospital, Dunfermline

Facilitator: Louise Howie, Community Learning Disability Charge Nurse, NHS Fife

Book a place at


LGBT Awareness for People with Learning Disabilities

When: 12th January 2016

Where: Lynebank Hospital, Dunfermline

Facilitator: LGBT Health & Wellbeing

Book a place at


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