Who this guide is for
If you're the carer for someone with a learning disability and they've been asked to be a witness at court, there are things you can do to help them prepare and support them on the day.
Being a witness can be a stressful time. The person you care for might need clear information, emotional support and practical help:
This guide is for carers of adult witnesses (someone over 18) with learning disabilities who have been asked to give evidence at criminal court proceedings.
If you're a parent or carer looking for information for a child or young person acting as a witness, visit the being a witness at court guide.