Guide

If you're the carer of a witness

Last updated: 13 April 2017

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.

Download 'Helping people with learning disabilities go to court: A guide for carers'.

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.

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If you're the carer of a witness
Who this guide is for