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Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities

01 September 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This is a welcome text, since there are few that address this topic in a sensitive and meaningful way. Its 12 chapters address issues involved in supporting people...

How to Break Bad News to People with Intellectual Disabilities

01 April 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Book review

PRACTITIONERS MUST be prepared to break bad news to patients with a range of communication skills and abilities. Diagnoses and prognoses can involve complex...

Loss, bereavement and learning disabilities: providing a continuum of support

01 February 2005

Learning Disability Practice


This article explores the concept of loss in relation to the support of people with learning disabilities. With appropriate help they can develop strategies to...

Loss and bereavement

29 May 2002

Nursing Standard


Nurses often have to support people who have suffered loss and bereavement, through death of a loved-one or other life events. Sue Read explores the issues involved.

Loss and bereavement: a nursing response

01 November 2002

Primary Health Care


Aim and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to promote the exploration of issues related to loss and bereavement from a nursing perspective. The...

life story work and bereavement: shared reflections on its usefulness

01 May 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Supporting a person who has a learning disability with issues relating to loss and bereavement often challenges carers and counsellors alike as they seek creative...

Perinatal loss: working with bereaved families

01 March 2004

Primary Health Care


Perinatal loss is as profound as any other bereavement (Chambers and Chan 2000) and previous miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death are implicated in both...

Bereavement and people with a learning disability

01 March 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Practice & research

The emotional needs of people with learning disabilities are often neglected (Arthur 2003), particularly in relation to death, dying and bereavement. At best,...

Working in partnership to develop a bespoke health toolkit

10 May 2011

Learning Disability Practice


This article introduces a three-phased approach to reducing healthcare inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities. It provides the contextual...

Reviews and round-up

01 October 2002

Nurse Researcher

Book Review

A regular look at recent publications, forthcoming events, courses and information relevant to health care and nursing research