The Ardens Learning Disability template has been designed to support clinicians with the management of the condition. Please note the template has recently been updated to include requirements for the QOF Quality Improvement domain in conjunction with NHS England, please see the following Ardens support article for further information. 


Ardens Learning Disability Template

Access the Learning Disability template in one of the following ways:

  • Click on the Run Template option within the consultation.
  • Click on the Add > Data using Template option outside of a consultation.  


Clicking on either of the options above will display the Template Picker screen. Search for the 'Learning Disability' template using the search box provided or folder navigation pane. Select the template and click on OK.   


The template has been broken down by pages on the left-hand side, navigate to the page required. 



The Learning Disability templates supports the QI modules as follows:


The Condition page includes the correct Learning Disability diagnosis codes to add the patient to the register.



The Medication/Immunisations page provides options to complete a medication review has been done or to specify inappropriate medication has been stopped. Further information for STOMP is available by clicking on the hyperlink.



Options to record the need of and type of reasonable adjustments can be found within the Hearing/Vision/Communication page.



Further pages on the left-hand side supports annual health check requirements. 


Complete the template using the required fields and ensure you save the information, using the Save Template option.


Learning Disability Health Action Plan

Ardens has made available a Learning Disability Health Action Plan as Document Template.



To locate the template, click Document > Create Letter (the Document option can be found within or outside a consultation). Click on the find icon located on the right hand side of the New Patient Letter dialogue, to search for the document if you have not previously accessed it.


Use the search box to locate the Learning Disability Health Action Plan template (alternatively use the folder navigation pane - Ardens docs > Misc folder). Select the document and click OK to open.


If you wish to use a comprehensive care plan, please consider our Universal Care Plan Clinical Template, along with the Universal Care Plan Document Template. Both can be searched for in the normal way.


Can not see any of the above templates?  Check the templates have been activated in your EMIS system.


If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens support on: support-emis@ardens.org.uk