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Critical policy

01 April 2002

Learning Disability Practice


The government’s new strategy for peo- ple with learning disability, Valuing People (DoH 2001a), has been broadly welcomed by the learning disability community for...


17 June 2015

Nursing Standard

Webwise Review

Learning Disability Week – June 15-21 – is the perfect time to review the important and vast array of resources available via the Mencap website.

Going to the Dentist/Rose Gets in Shape

25 January 2017

Nursing Standard

Book Review

All good books tell a story that moves or inspires the reader to undertake new activities, and Books Beyond Words are no exception.

Get involved with the ethical debate on prenatal testing

27 March 2017

Learning Disability Practice


Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a nine-month ethical review of the use of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) prompted by availability of screening for...

The 4C framework for making reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Background Background People with learning disabilities experience significant inequalities in accessing healthcare. Legal frameworks, such as the Equality Act 2010,...

Focus on the future

29 February 2012

Learning Disability Practice


The lives of people with learning disabilities, and the nurses who work with them, have been transformed over the past 30 years, as largely institutional models of...

Networking opportunities for learning disability nurses

01 June 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Developments in service provision and delivery have changed how and where learning disability nurses work. As a result, many of them become isolated from each other,...

The role of technology in learning disability nursing

29 April 2012

Learning Disability Practice


In recent years, the introduction of smartphones, and the ubiquity of social networking sites, such as Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter, has given learning disability...

An update on informed consent and the effect on the clinical practice of those working with people with a learning disability

18 July 2018

Learning Disability Practice


In people with learning disability who have capacity under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 health professionals need to ensure that, when they are giving consent to...

Supporting people with learning disabilities who identify as LGBT to express their sexual and gender identities

08 October 2020

Learning Disability Practice

sexual identity

People with learning disabilities experience many barriers that prevent them from expressing their sexuality and developing loving and sexual relationships,...