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Helping my daughter to buy her own home

06 May 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Enabling people with learning disabilities to buy their own homes is an ultimate example of the personalisation agenda. This article describes the process of buying...

Personalisation: three steps to transform practice

01 June 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

For many carers, professionals and organisations personalisation is an ideal rather than a reality. In this article, Helen Sanderson explains the roles of one-page...

Urinary continence promotion and people with an intellectual disability

18 May 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Continence is regarded as a basic need and many continence problems can be addressed and managed effectively. People with an intellectual disability (ID) are at...

Opportunities and risks of personalisation

28 May 2010

Nursing Management

Feature

Personalisation of social care services encourages service users to assess their own needs and decide which services they think will assist them most. Its...

Preparing to introduce personal health budgets

01 October 2013

Nursing Management

Art & Science

A large-scale study (Forder et al 2012) piloting personal health budgets for people with long-term conditions found that they improved patients’ quality of life and...

Promoting compassionate care through learning journeys

31 July 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Nurses’ ability to provide compassionate care has come under increasing scrutiny in the light of reports criticising shortfalls in care. In response to this concern,...