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Improving care for people with learning disabilities

19 November 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

People with learning disabilities have poorer health than the general population and experience health inequalities – partly as a result of problems with accessing...

Commissioning high quality healthcare services

30 September 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article outlines the progress made in the publication of guidelines for clinical commissioning groups involved in improving care outcomes for people with...

Making sure service users receive health checks

01 June 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Health checks for adults with learning disabilities were introduced in England in 2009, following a recommendation in the Department of Health (DH) (2008) document,...

Improving access to screening for people with learning disabilities

29 October 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

People with learning disabilities have poorer health than their non-disabled peers, and are less likely to access screening services than the general population. The...

Open AccessImplementing reasonable adjustments for disabled people in healthcare services

18 March 2019

Nursing Standard

evidence and practice

Disabled people are one of the groups in society with the greatest health needs, yet they experience some of the most significant barriers to accessing healthcare...