Sharing the wisdom of learning disability nurses
Alison Moore , Freelance health journalist
The RCN wants all acute hospitals to have 24-hour access to a learning disabilities liaison nurse
People with learning disabilities who come into hospital often feel scared and anxious. They can struggle to communicate with staff, and may have physical and mental health needs that are not fully understood by some of those looking after them.
Nursing Standard. 32, 29,38-39. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.29.38.s32