Spotlight on consent
Sue Hart Lecturer (clinical), Learning disabilities, EIHMS, University of Surrey
Consent sue hart examines consent among adults with learning disabilities
Earlier this year Jim Ellis (not his real name) had all his teeth extracted. After the procedure his face was so swollen and his discomfort so acute that care staff in his residential service found it hard to know how to comfort him.
Learning Disability Practice. 4, 4, 14-17. doi: 10.7748/ldp.4.4.14.s17