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Helping people cope with bereavement

27 June 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

This article reports on research by the family-support organisation Promoting a More Inclusive Society into bereavement and loss among people with profound and...

Development of a multidisciplinary care pathway for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities

13 November 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Care pathways

The adult community learning disability team in Cornwall made a commitment to provide a better service for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities...

Health Equalities Framework: the effect of moving from a care home to other settings on determinants of health inequalities

14 May 2020

Learning Disability Practice

Service evaluation

The disparity in health between people with learning disabilities and the rest of the population is well established. Many of the health inequalities experienced by...

Factors influencing the self-esteem of children with a severe or profound learning disability: a pilot study

11 May 2020

Learning Disability Practice


Background Children with a learning disability can experience stigma in several ways, for example through abuse or barriers such as social rejection that limit their...

Implementing blended feeding for children with intellectual disabilities in a school environment

01 October 2020

Learning Disability Practice


Enteral feeding is commonly used in children with intellectual disabilities for short and long periods of time, and for a variety of reasons. Traditionally, sterile,...

A screening questionnaire to identify the risk of behaviour that challenges in young people with a learning disability

15 October 2020

Learning Disability Practice


Behaviour that challenges is relatively common among children and young people with a learning disability. Over time, without intervention, these behaviours may...

Supporting people with intellectual disabilities to discuss death and bereavement

19 March 2020

Learning Disability Practice


This article describes a public engagement project on bereavement involving people with intellectual disabilities. The project was a practical application of...