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Consider the variations

04 August 2017

Learning Disability Practice


All nursing students are taught a range of core nursing skills in their first year at Birmingham City University. These include nursing observations such as taking...

Basic life support for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities

07 July 2011

Learning Disability Practice


Those who care for people with learning disabilities must be able to manage a choking situation and possibly carry out basic life support. This involves maintaining...

Developing a website to demonstrate clinical holding techniques

Nursing Children and Young People

evidence & practice

Abstract Healthcare staff routinely use clinical holding to help infants, children or young people stay still when treatment is being administered, to prevent...

Determining the sensory needs of children with Hunter and Sanfilippo syndromes who need hospital treatment

27 March 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Background Children with a learning disability may process sensory information differently to their peers. They may display behaviours of concern when there is an...

Clinical holding: ethical guidance for children’s nurses working in the UK

17 June 2019

Nursing Children and Young People

Professional issues

This article explores ethical decision-making surrounding clinical holding of children and young people in healthcare environments with the aim of enhancing autonomy...