Understanding and working with challenging behaviour
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Understanding and working with challenging behaviour

Charles Ingram Forensic liaison nurse, Forensic support service, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Andrew Lovell Reader in learning disabilities, Department of mental health and learning disabilities, faculty of health and social care, University of Chester

This article examines the theoretical approaches to understanding and managing individuals with a learning disability who display behaviours that challenge. The authors explain how drawing on these approaches can help professionals from different disciplines to provide effective, patient-centred care.

Learning Disability Practice. 14, 2, 32-38. doi: 10.7748/ldp2011.

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