Martin Bollard examines what nurses working in primary care should be doing to improve treatment of people with learning disabilities
Many serious health conditions occur more frequently in the learning disabled population when compared with the non-disabled population. There has been growing concern that people with learning disabilities are subject to discriminatory attitudes and approaches, resulting in their health needs being consistently undetected and unmet and them being deprived of their basic human rights by a wide range of health services.
Primary Health Care. 19, 9, 26-28. doi: 10.7748/phc2009.11.19.9.26.c7365
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