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Assessing pressure ulcer risk in long-term care using the Waterlow scale

01 September 2008

Nursing Older People


This article reports on a mixed-methods study examining the use of the Waterlow scale by nurses working in long-term care for older people in Scotland. Eight nurses...

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...

Picking up the signs

01 April 2002

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

How much should carers know about the signs of Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome? Karen McKenzie and colleagues discuss their study which reveals a...