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Envisioning a workforce fit for the 21st century

08 February 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

A well educated and trained workforce is central to the development of quality care for people with learning disabilities. Unsure of the demand for educational...

Caring for people with autism spectrum disorder

01 June 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Autism is a relatively new diagnostic category that has prompted debate among people diagnosed with the condition, their families and carers, and those working in...

Supporting parents with a learning disability

10 March 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The number of parents with a learning disability is increasing, so it is important that the roles of professionals in supporting them are identified. The community...

Managing sleep problems in children with learning disabilities: the nursing role

27 November 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Sleep problems in children with learning disabilities are common and affect their health and learning, and the health and well-being of their parents and carers. The...
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  1. Teaching good personal hygiene

    Teaching people about personal hygiene and how to keep clean...

  2. Using reflective practice to learn from good and bad experiences

    During a three-year nursing course, the author used Gibbs’s...

  3. Fluid balance

    The author describes the signs, symptoms, causes and results...

  4. Dysphagia in people with learning disabilities

    Dysphagia has a detrimental effect on quality of life,...

  5. Managing constipation in adults with severe learning disabilities

    Constipation is common among people with severe learning...