We saw first-hand how learning disability nurses helped our son
After witnessing their son’s care, a couple have decided to become learning disability nurses
The parents of a boy with severe autism who died when he was just four years old were so impressed by the care he received from a specialist nurse that they decided to become learning disability nurses.
Lauretta and Jerry Ofulue were supported by Jim Blair, then a learning disability consultant nurse at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), during the last year of their son Otito’s life.
Ms Ofulue is now in her second year of training at the University of Northampton, while Mr Ofulue plans to train once she has qualified. For now he is carrying on working as an accountant, supporting Ms Ofulue and their other son...
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