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Secondary health care for people with learning disabilities

30 July 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The current evidence base shows that people with learning disabilities experience difficulties in identifying and meeting their own specific health needs, and in...

Nurses’ views about services for older people with learning disabilities

22 April 2009

Nursing Older People

Feature

Aim To explore nurses’ views of the strengths and weaknesses of current patterns of service provision for older people with learning disabilities in relation to...

Nurses’ views about services for older people with learning disabilities

03 April 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Aim To explore nurses’ views of the strengths and weaknesses of current patterns of service provision for older people with learning disabilities in relation to...

Facilitation of learning: part 2

27 April 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The previous article in this series of 11, Facilitation of learning: part 1, reviewed learning theories and how they relate to clinical practice. Developing an...

Open AccessDigital by choice: becoming part of a digitally ready general practice team

20 November 2018

Primary Health Care

Technology

Practice nurses from a sustainability and transformation partnership area participated in six action learning sets focused on digital upskilling. The evolving...

Developing a simulation model to explore challenging behaviour

08 December 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The author explores the use of live simulation as a strategy for teaching nursing and other students about person-centred health care for service users who have...

Older people with learning disabilities Part 2: accessing care and the implications for nursing practice

01 March 2005

Nursing Older People

CPD

In the second of two articles, Robert Jenkins concludes his discussion of nursing care for older people with learning disabilities by considering some barriers to...

Self-injury in people with learning disabilities

18 March 1998

Nursing Standard

Learning disabilities

Perhaps the most distressing and bizarre of all behavioural aberrations that people exhibit are those repetitive or stereotyped acts that produce self-inflicted...

Responding to people with a learning disability who offend

30 May 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim This article reports on a small survey conducted in one NHS trust to establish the number of people with a learning disability known by staff to have committed,...

Health action plans for people with learning disabilities

06 July 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes the design of a health action plan included in a care package for a person with learning disabilities. It provides working knowledge and...