Build a nurse!
Helen Laverty Health Lecturer, University of Nottingham
What are the qualities and skills that go towards making a good learning disability nurse? To find out, and feed the results into a curriculum review, Helen Laverty asked the experts: a group of people with learning disabilities. Here’s what they said…
Historically the thoughts and opinions of people who have a learning disability have not influenced the development of the services provided for them. O’Brien states: ‘Historically we have been more efficient in providing people for services than services for people’ (
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