Factors that influence nurses’ decisions about secluding people with learning disabilities
Joshua Kernohan Clinical practitioner in the specialist learning disability directorate, South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Why professionals resort to seclusion of service users, and how it affects them and the people who experience it
Seclusion has been found to be used disproportionately in the learning disability population, even though its effectiveness has not been proven and it is recognised to have a potentially traumatic effect on participants.
Learning Disability Practice. 19, 5,24-30. doi: 10.7748/ldp.19.5.24.s19Correspondence
This article has been subject to double-blind review and has been checked using antiplagiarism softwareConflict of interest
Received: 30 January 2016
Accepted: 18 March 2016