Ensuring the success of nursing student practice placements
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Ensuring the success of nursing student practice placements

Jane Williams Learning disability nurse in the complex needs service, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales

Respectful relationships between mentors and students are crucial if the essential values of nursing are to be preserved, as Jane Williams makes clear

In this article, the author, who has recently received a national award for mentorship, explains the importance of open and respectful relationships between mentors and learning disability nursing students. Such relationships are crucial in ensuring that students have successful practice placements and become valued members of care teams.

Learning Disability Practice. 15, 7,39-39. doi: 10.7748/ldp2012.09.15.7.39.c9253

Correspondence

jane.williams8@wales.nhs.uk

Conflict of interest

None declared

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