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Disability and sexuality holistic care for adolescents

01 June 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Caring for adolescents can be a major challenge for professionals as well as parents. It is hard to find a balance between protecting young people and helping them...

Disability and sexuality holistic care for adolescents

01 June 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Caring for adolescents can be a major challenge for professionals as well as parents. It is hard to find a balance between protecting young people and helping them...

digital divides: the implications for social inclusion

01 July 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

The information technology society surrounds us whether or not we choose to, or are able to, use it. We use the internet for shopping, communicating, recreation,...

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...

providing intimate care: the views and values of carers

01 April 2006

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

People with severe and profound learning disabilities still represent one of the most marginalised groups in society. These people often have no formal language...

The good, the bad and the ugly: experiences of self-injury

10 February 2009

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Nurses’ attitudes towards people who self-injure can be negative and often interfere with therapeutic relationships with service users. Prevention, with the aim of...

Kicking out ‘kicking off’: a debate on respectful terminology

09 December 2008

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Working alongside people who have a learning disability, we have become increasingly aware of individuals’ views on the disparaging language and labels used in...

The hurtfulness of a diagnosis: user research about personality disorder

01 June 2001

Mental Health Practice

Users’ views

This paper aims to highlight service users’ views regarding the diagnosis of personality disorder (PD). We believe this study is unique in that, as far as we are...

attitudes towards sexuality: a pilot study in Ireland

01 May 2006

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

‘Sexuality’, when viewed in its broadest context, it is not just about sex in the physical sense, but is also concerned with trust, love, respect, relationships and...

Living with disability: Part 2

01 March 2006

Paediatric Nursing

Continuing professional development

This second part of a series of three CPD articles examines the relationship between children and young people with disabilities, their families and professionals by...