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The importance of food and mealtimes in dementia care

01 May 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

The content of this book focuses on how food at mealtimes can be used more consciously in the care of a person with dementia. It is generally accepted that the...

Nurses and politics

01 February 2004

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

Nurses are the largest section of the biggest workforce in the UK. Although there is much literature available about their practice, comparatively little has been...

Who Wants a Direct Payment?

01 February 2004

Learning Disability Practice

Resources

This is an excellent short video to help people with learning disabilities understand the concept of direct payments and the application process. It follows the...

One voice

01 June 2004

Learning Disability Practice

Letter

Dear Editor The debate on equity of access to health care for people with learning disabilities was a passionate event at RCN Congress with over 20 delegates being...

Mapping health on the internet: strategies for learning in an information age

01 December 2002

Learning Disability Practice

Resources

In the rapidly expanding world of information technology all kinds of health data are available at the click of a mouse. The internet is a maze of information that...

Could do better

01 September 2002

Learning Disability Practice

Policy focus

This is the first Audit Commission report to address children with special educational needs in England and Wales. It focuses on the processes involved with...

The new NHS: a guide

01 September 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

It has been said that the only constant within the National Health Service is change itself and this book provides clarity to a somewhat baffling situation which is...

Journey to independence

01 February 2003

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This report, written by the Swindon People First Research Team, offers readers an interesting insight into the team’s self advocacy journey towards independence.

Bridging the divide at transition

01 February 2003

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This well written report clearly sets out the present inadequacies of arrangements for young people who have a learning disability to successfully achieve a planned,...

The importance the table is set and mealtimes in dementia care: of food

01 April 2007

Mental Health Practice

Resources