Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Helping young people who have learning disabilities and their families to plan end of life care: the ADVANCE toolkit

Helping young people who have learning disabilities and their families to plan end of...

Young people who have learning disabilities commonly have many complex and severe life-...

Use of colour-coded wristbands to improve care for people with learning disabilities

Use of colour-coded wristbands to improve care for people with learning disabilities in...

People with a learning disability often experience health inequalities. Inquiries and...

An evaluation of the Health Equality Framework in south east Scotland

An evaluation of the Health Equality Framework in south east Scotland

The Health Equality Framework (HEF) is an outcome measurement tool to record any work that...

Adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities

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

The adult community learning disability team in Cornwall made a commitment to provide a...

Syndromes: Prader-Willi syndrome

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes A series about...

Educational systems for inclusive education in Norway, Romania, Scotland and Sweden

Educational systems for inclusive education in Norway, Romania, Scotland and Sweden

A lifelong learning Erasmus intensive programme promoting inclusion of persons with...

CPD articles

Keratoconus in young people with learning disabilities: an ‘invisible’ problem

Keratoconus in young people with learning disabilities: an ‘invisible’ problem

Keratoconus is a potentially sight-threatening condition in which the cornea distorts and...

Elderly person with learning disabilities

Supporting people with Down’s syndrome and dementia

People with Down’s syndrome enjoy a longer life expectancy now than they ever have before,...

Autonomy

Helping people with learning disabilities exercise their right to autonomy

This article aims to give readers an overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and its role...

Carer

Changing role of family carers

People who care for a family member who has learning disabilities face many of the same...

Epilepsy

An overview of epilepsy in children and young people

The role of the nurse is vital in the management of childhood epilepsy. Nurses play a key...

Obesity

Prevention and treatment of obesity in adults with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities experience health inequalities and are at greater risk...

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