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How one acute hospital responded to COVID-19 in people with learning disabilities

31 March 2022

Learning Disability Practice

Liaison nursing

There is evidence that people with learning disabilities are more vulnerable to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) than the general population, but there is a need...

Clamping down on the use of restrictive practices

01 March 2012

Learning Disability Practice


Longer life expectancy is associated with a higher risk of dementia and associated behaviours, many of which can be difficult to manage and lead care staff to apply...

Assessment of pain and alleviation of distress for people living with a dementia

07 July 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Many people living with a dementia are either not recognised as having pain or do not receive effective treatment. Currently 50% of older adults living with dementia...