Helping families understand how capacity and consent affect care
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Helping families understand how capacity and consent affect care

Marina Russ, an advanced nurse practitioner in a community learning disability service, says feedback highlighted the value of supporting families to recognise service users’ choices

Working with families can be a challenge, particularly when people have long-term support needs that mean they struggle to function independently and rely on others for help.

Nursing Standard. 32, 25, 65-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.25.65.s38

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