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John Turnbull Director of Nursing, Oxfordshire Learning Disability NHS Trust and Editor, Learning Disability Practice

What will it take to transform relationships with people with learning disabilities? John Turnbull identifies some key trends

The new White Paper, Valuing People (Department of Health 2001), sets an ambitious and challenging agenda for those working with people with learning disabilities. At the heart of the document is the recognition that, if people with learning disabilities are going to achieve the lifestyles they want, there must be a fundamental shift in power between individuals and those supporting them.

Learning Disability Practice. 4, 3, 18-22. doi: 10.7748/ldp2001.

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