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The role of the nurse in assessing mobility decline in older people with intellectual disabilities

Learning Disability Practice

evidence & practice

People with intellectual disability, until recently, had notably earlier mortality rates than the general population, but many are now living into their fifties,...

Supporting women with learning disabilities during breast cancer diagnosis in Ireland

Learning Disability Practice

evidence & practice

As women grow older, they are at increased risk of developing breast cancer. Evidence suggests that more breast examinations are being carried out, yet the low...

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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