Learning Disability Practice
Ireland targets services for those with learning disabilities and their families and carers
Minister was speaking at launch of Florence Nightingale Foundation academy
Analysis of global data reveals 11 million sepsis-related deaths in 2017
NMC sanctions three former staff at Devon care home for patient neglect
Individuals and teams now have until 7 February to nominate themselves or a colleague
Unions suspend industrial action after securing offer in crunch talks with health minister
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Exploring the evidence base for mindfulness-based interventions for people with LDs
Event attracted practitioners and people with learning disabilities and their families
How nurses can help people with learning disabilities who are at risk of forced marriage
Irene Tuffrey-Wijne advocates service-user involvement in decisions that affect them
RCNi Nurse Awards student winners spread the word about their Makaton language resource
Team has reduced hospital stays and introduced 'champions' network and training
Families explain how they feel there can be a lack of health and social care support
Staff attitudes and behaviour fail to meet expectations but are easy to fix
A test of language skills has helped breakdown potential barriers for healthcare staff
Government announces £1.4 million scheme in England thanks to campaign by one brave mother
Communication problems are not uncommon when people with complex needs are admitted to hospital, and one nursing student is creating a toolkit that will include tips from specialists and signposting to additional support
Reminding a service user with learning disabilities how much her behaviour had improved helped nursing student Bradley Squirrell successfully de-escalate a violent situation
Mental health nursing student Kirsty Killiard implemented a system for monitoring the use of ‘as required’ medication for patients on a forensic learning disability ward, earning her a place as a finalist in the RCNi Nurse Awards.
Lauren Johnston describes her work in a pioneering nursing role
After witnessing their son’s care, a couple have decided to become learning disability nurses
Award-winning Penelope Clark moved her family 800 miles to take up a post as the only community liaison nurse for learning disabilities and autism on the remote Shetland Islands