Crib Sheet for supporting someone with their Annual Health Checks

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Supporting someone with their Annual Health Checks at GP Surgery

1. Support people to understand what attending in person would be like and what doing a video call appointment would be like. 

2. Ask what support they would like in or to their appointment.

3. Support person to fill in pre-health check questionnaire and return to GP surgery or bring to appointment. suffolkordinarylives.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/20.-Pre-health-check-questionnaire-Editable-Verision.pdf

4. Ensure they have received the invitation with date, time and special instructions for attending appointment.  

5. Ensure they know what to expect. 

6. Ensure the person is equipped with what to bring to surgery.

7. Support where necessary to collect a urine sample and bring to surgery. 

8. Ensure person understands what is being said as is reasonably practicable. 

9. Ensure person receives a health action plan after appointment and advice is followed, shared and updated as necessary in support plan. 

Supporting someone with their Annual Health Checks Online

1. Support people to understand what attending in person would be like and what doing a video call appointment would be like. 

2. Ask what support they would like in their appointment.

3. Support person to fill in pre-health check questionnaire and send or deliver to GP surgery.

4. Ensure they have received the invitation with date, time and link to join video call and know how to connect to call. 

5. Ensure they know what to expect. 

6. Ensure the person has a private space for their appointment.

7. Support where necessary to collect a urine sample and deliver to GP surgery. 

8. Ensure person understands what is being said as is reasonably practicable. 

9. Ensure person receives a health action plan after appointment and advice is followed, shared and updated as necessary in support plan. 

Online Resources

www.aceanglia.com/resource/peer-health-educator-network/

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