Learning disability awareness training for hospital staff
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Learning disability awareness training for hospital staff

Anna McMurray Community Learning Disability Nurse, Southampton City Community Learning Disability Health Team
Jonathan Beebee Community Learning Disability Nurse, Southampton City Community Learning Disability Health Team

Anna McMurray and Jonathan Beebee describe a project review of learning disability awareness training delivered to staff in a general hospital. Key drivers for this initiative are outlined and the ways in which the event was planned and delivered are discussed. The evaluation is reviewed and implications for practice are suggested

Hospitals should be accessible to everyone. As a Valuing People Support Team publication put it, ‘all means all’, and if we can get it right for people with learning disabilities we can get it right for everyone (Greig 2002).

Learning Disability Practice. 10, 3,10-14. doi: 10.7748/ldp2007.04.10.3.10.c4260

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