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Supporting Relationships and Friendships

01 March 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

THIS WORKBOOK, one of five in the knowledge and skills for support workers series, covers a range of subjects relevant to people working with adults in residential...

The role of nurses in supporting people with intellectual disabilities to manage asthma

25 January 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

People with intellectual disabilities have greater health needs than the general population, however they also experience greater inequality in accessing healthcare....

Caring for people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease in the early stages of assessment

10 May 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

A significant proportion of people with Down syndrome will develop Alzheimer’s disease, but their impaired cognitive abilities and healthcare professionals’ lack of...

Developing person-centred planning in dementia care

10 June 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article provides an overview of the current literature on person-centred planning, health action planning and associated concepts such as facilitation and...

Person-centred care planning for clients with complex needs

28 November 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

This case study describes one aspect of successful person-centred planning by intellectual disability nurses for a 68-year-old man who is preoccupied by ritual and...

Introducing person-centred planning: a case study

09 November 2008

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Recent figures show that there were 25,613 people registered on the—National Intellectual Disability Database (NIDD 2007) in Ireland. People with intellectual...

Person-centred plans: empowering or controlling?

10 February 2009

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Person-centred planning is not an activity ‘done’ to people with an intellectual disability; rather it is about the person taking the lead with those who are...

Service users’ views of the Research Active Programme

28 April 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Background The Research Active Programme (RAP) was an eight-week group-based research training programme designed to promote disability rights in research by...

Research skills for people with intellectual disabilities

26 March 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

The Research Active Programme (RAP) was designed to enable adults with intellectual disabilities to learn about the purposes and process of research. This article...

Interprofessional working between intellectual disability nurses and speech and language therapists

21 March 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Communicating effectively, interprofessionally and with adults with intellectual disabilities, and relevant support staff are vital components of person-centred...
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