Building blocks for the future
Intended for healthcare professionals
A&S Science Previous     Next

Building blocks for the future

Stephen Rawlinson Community nurse, Crediton, Devon

Stephen Rawlinson describes how a tenant participation scheme was developed in Devon

Despite successive government policies that emphasise user-involvement and social inclusion, paternalistic attitudes in service provision for vulnerable adults persist. Consequently, the implementation of participation strategies, and supported housing initiatives in particular, have been slow to develop. This article describes the setting up of a tenants’ group for people with learning disability living in sheltered accommodation in mid-Devon.

Learning Disability Practice. 3, 6, 14-20. doi: 10.7748/ldp2001.

Want to read more?

Already subscribed? Log in


Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today

Save over 50% on your first 3 months

Your subscription package includes:
  • Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals and their archives
  • Customisable dashboard featuring 200+ topics
  • RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
  • RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests
RCN student member? Try Nursing Standard Student

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now