Making the right decisions
Paul Wheeler Lecturer in Learning disability nursing, School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan
Recent government proposals to tighten up the law relating to the issue of consent could have far-reaching implications for health professionals. Paul Wheeler weighs up the evidence
Health professionals and carers of people with learning disabilities are currently in an uncertain legal position in relation to many of the activities they undertake for, or with, those for whom they care.
Learning Disability Practice. 6, 7,10-14. doi: 10.7748/ldp2003.09.6.7.10.c1535