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Who cares?

01 February 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

One of the worst things when returning to work after leave is the backlog of emails that can await you. If you recognise this scenario then I am sure that you, like...

A sense of direction

01 April 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

In the email interview in last month’s LDP (10, 2, 9), Neil Brimblecombe discussed the development of good practice guidance for learning disability nursing that is...

Getting better?

01 December 2004

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

It’s that time of year again when, at a personal level, we start reflecting on what happened over the past 12 months. Many newspapers and journals publish a ‘review...

Indifference to distress?

01 May 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

In a number of previous editorials I have referred to the unmet health needs of people with learning disabilities and to the poor service that they might receive...

Who’s in control?

01 October 2001

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

How best to facilitate decision making for people who have learning disabilities and high support needs is a challenge facing many practitioners working in learning...

Broadening the mind

01 March 2003

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

Over the past year I’ve travelled quite widely in this country and abroad. Though I always plan my route carefully some journeys have proved to be unpredictable. For...

Investigation of Primary Need: The aim for 2005

01 March 2003

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This is the report of a research study commissioned by Scope East Anglia Partnership Committee and under-taken by researchers from Suffolk College.

Valuing difference

01 November 2003

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

Just because we can do something it doesn’t necessarily mean we should always do it. While advances in science and technology enable us to act in ways that...

Next steps

01 November 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

This year has seen the publication of a number of key reports concerning services for people with learning disabilities. The most recent of these being the report of...

Mixed messages?

01 December 2003

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

Sometimes two pieces of information come along in the same day that, taken together, appear confusing. The other morning I read a report by the social care charity...