‘People who died in long-stay hospitals mattered and live on in my practice’
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‘People who died in long-stay hospitals mattered and live on in my practice’

Debbie Crickmore Programme director pre-registration learning disability nursing, link lecturer and academic support tutor, University of Hull

Ensuring that service users receive respectful care and attention is more than a matter of good practice

Many nurses will recall stories of past times as told to them by nursing assistants and mentors. In turn, they will recall and pass onto nursing students their experiences. This oral tradition runs counter to any claim that people living in long-stay hospitals have been forgotten.

Learning Disability Practice. 20, 6, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/ldp.20.6.14.s16

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