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beyond rhetoric: access to mainstream health services in Ireland

01 February 2004

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

It has been argued that Ireland is atypical among its European neighbours in skewing healthcare provision towards the hospital sector and by denial of universal free...

Mental health services for adults with intellectual disability

01 February 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

THIS BOOK represents a concise reader and critical review of the past 25 years of experience in the relatively new field of mental health in intellectual disability.

Learning disability nursing

01 April 2004

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This new publication, edited by John Turnbull, is written from within the discipline of learning disability nursing at a time when many contributions to its...

Practice Development in Nursing

01 July 2005

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This new book has a defined nursing focus and is edited by three respected researchers and commentators on practice development in health care. Though geared towards...

Intellectual Disability: Social Approaches

01 April 2008

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This book has an unusual format, and its intentions and underlying constructions are stimulating. As John O’Brien’s warns in his foreword, this text offers a sober...

Student life - Straight-talking education

05 June 2013

Nursing Standard

Careers

Patients and their families are increasingly turning to the internet for answers to important health questions, so it is important that nurses know how to respond to...

Recognising the value of involving service users with intellectual disability in healthcare planning

04 December 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The publication of draft quality standards for intellectual disability services in Ireland by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA 2008) includes...

Measuring levels of burnout among care workers

07 October 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Aim To investigate whether staff caring for people with learning and communication disabilities experience feelings of emotional exhaustion or lack of achievement or...

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...

Accessing specialist early intervention services for pre-school children

10 March 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The aim of this phenomenological study was to investigate the lived experiences of primary caregivers of children with intellectual disabilities who access...