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Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding: clinical knowledge and skills for learning disability nurses

23 May 2019

Learning Disability Practice

tube feeding

People with learning disabilities may require percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube feeding to maintain their nutritional status when they have a congenital...

Supporting people with learning disabilities to receive subcutaneous injections

29 April 2021

Learning Disability Practice

clinical procedures

The average life expectancy of people with learning disabilities has increased and many of these individuals will experience long-term and potentially life-limiting...

Evaluating the written information about COVID-19 provided to people with learning disabilities

24 February 2022

Learning Disability Practice

Accessible information

Evidence shows that people with learning disabilities are at higher risk of contracting and dying from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) than the general...

Preserving familiarity: the care needs of people with intellectual disabilities at the end of life

11 August 2022

Learning Disability Practice

evidence and practice

Background There has been a significant increase in the life expectancy of people with intellectual disabilities. As a result, they experience life-limiting chronic...