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Common interest allowed me to engage

Daniel Branch Second-year learning disability nursing student, University of Chester

A shared love of gaming allowed me to offer person-centred care to a young man with a learning disability and help improve his diet

During the first year of my degree in learning disability nursing, I had a six-week placement in a step-down facility. The residents had come from more secure hospital settings and were supported by staff at the unit to develop the skills they needed to live more independently in the community.

Nursing Standard. 34, 8, 71-72. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.8.71.s21

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