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Supporting people across the lifespan: the role of learning disability nurses

26 May 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Strengthening the Commitment, the Modernising Learning Disabilities Nursing Review, highlighted the importance of learning disability nurses providing support across...

Providing positive behaviour support to improve a client’s quality of life

04 August 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

This case study describes how residential accommodation and day service staff worked together to provide good quality, positive behaviour support to eliminate the...

A healthy diet to reduce the risk of dementia in people with a learning disability

04 August 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

There is an increased prevalence of dementia in people with a learning disability, but modifiable lifestyle factors, such as healthy eating, may reduce this risk....

Improving healthcare access for people with intellectual disabilities in four European countries

27 November 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

The population of people with intellectual disabilities – this is the international term used to describe a learning disability – is increasing and ageing, and many...

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...

Promoting effective interventions for sleep problems

29 October 2011

Nursing Children and Young People

General

Health visitors and children’s nurses can do much to help families prevent the development of sleep problems in children with and without disabilities, and to treat...
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    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...