Training need in primary care
Martin Bollard Project nurse, Learning Disability Services, at Gulson Hospital in Coventry, West Midlands
Are practice nurses equipped to deal with people with learning disabilities? Martin Bollard describes a survey which looks at the problems and examines how training can help
Few studies have examined the experiences of practice nurses with people with learning disabilities and the training they require to manage this challenging client group. The practice nurse can have a key role in maintaining and monitoring the health needs of people with learning disabilities but may require assistance from the specialist practitioner to do so effectively.
Learning Disability Practice.
1, 1, 16-20.
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