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Menstrual problems in women with learning disabilities

01 February 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Resources

Some aspects of personal and intimate care are seldom discussed, written about or researched, which makes this paper all the more interesting as well as of direct...

Service users’ views of physical restraint procedures

01 April 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Research round-up

The appropriateness and justification of physical restraint procedures in secure learning disability settings is a particularly sensitive area in working with people...

Self-concept of young Jewish people with learning disability

01 May 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Research round-up

Although this is a small pilot study, it is fascinating and appropriate for us when we consider the need for learning disability practitioners to be aware of the...

Bereavement support

01 June 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Research round-up

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The wrong side of the law

01 December 2008

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

A new report from the Prison Reform Trust (see page 8) has identified a failure of leadership and direction across the criminal justice system that has resulted in...

Challenging behaviour

01 September 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Resources

In this study the authors screened all services provided for people with learning disabilities with challenging behaviour across seven unitary authorities, with a...

Learning disability nursing could provide so much more

24 January 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Opinion

Seven years ago I chaired a review of learning disability nursing for the Department of Health’s (DH) Professional and Advisory Board for Nursing and Midwifery in...

Barriers to person-centred planning

01 July 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Resources

The rather extensive list of contributors [reduced to et al for brevity here] points out that, thus far, background research in the US as well as the UK has...

Chronic pain

01 July 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Resources

This piece of work explores chronic pain in people with intellectual disabilities. The authors assertthat chronic pain is a prevalent and under-diagnosed problemin...

Learning disability: a life cycle approach

01 December 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

EACH AND every one of us is on a journey; a journey from birth through to the end of our lives. For some this journey is enjoyable and without major event, for...
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