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Perceptions of health and social care need-an exploratory study

01 January 1999

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

One of the most important objectives of the policy of community care is that services should be designed to suit individual needs (Department of Health 1989....

Reversing the trend: learning disability outcomes in cancer care

23 July 2008

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

In the UK, it is estimated that 2.5 per cent of the population have a learning disability and it is anticipated that this figure may rise by about 1 per cent per...

Violence at work

10 February 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In this article, the authors discuss violence in healthcare settings and the health and safety issues that are involved

How corrupted cultures lead to abuse of restraint interventions

08 September 2011

Learning Disability Practice


The challenges of caring can cause severe stress to all concerned in ways that must be recognised, acknowledged and managed. This is important to prevent stressors,...

Restraint-related deaths in health and social care in the UK: learning the lessons

01 June 2003

Mental Health Practice


Violence poses a major threat to the welfare of many of the staff who work in health and social care settings and our attempts to reduce that risk may, in certain...

Control and restraint: changing thinking, practice and policy

01 October 2009

Mental Health Practice


The term control and restraint (C&R) has been in common use in mental health practice for the past 20 years. This article explores the appropriateness of its...