Search query:

Filter by section

Filter by date

Results 1 - 6 of 6 Search Tips

developing clinical guidelines on promoting oral health: an action research approach

01 March 2008

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Over past decades the promotion of normalisation and socially inclusive policies has resulted in a move from institutional care to community living for people with a...

Communication supports in residential services

10 November 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The ability to communicate personal needs, choices, hopes and aspirations is vital in determining how individuals live their lives and make decisions about their...

intellectual disability nurses’ interest in undertaking postgraduate education

01 March 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Intellectual disability nursing in Ireland has developed since 1926, largely within the traditions of religious and voluntary organisations (Barrington 1987). Unlike...

Management of dysphagia

07 November 2011

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

Dysphagia is a disorder of swallowing. The authors stress the importance of a comprehensive assessment leading to effective management and the involvement of a...

Management of constipation

06 May 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Constipation is more common among people with intellectual disability compared with the general population. Causation falls into the three main categories related to...

Meeting the challenge of caring for an ageing population in Ireland

08 December 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The age profile of Irish people with a learning disability has changed significantly prompting a call for the development of the role of the gerontological clinical...