Carers’ commitment to behavioural support plans
Anthony McGrath Community learning disability nurse, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, Burnley
Anthony McGrath provides a literature review of how to ensure treatment integrity by carers seeking to reduce clients’ challenging behaviour
Many people with learning disabilities exhibit some form of challenging behaviour. Research has shown that positive behavioural support (PBS) is effective in minimising or replacing these behaviours, but only if PBS strategies are followed correctly. This article provides a literature review to explore reasons why carers sometimes implement them poorly.
Learning Disability Practice. 16, 7, 22-24. doi: 10.7748/ldp2013.09.16.7.22.e1453Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer reviewConflict of interest
Received: 11 March 2013
Accepted: 24 April 2013