Evidence and Practice

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Oxygen

Improving the respiratory health of adults with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities are more likely to die from respiratory tract disease and...

Behaviour training

The experiences of people with learning disabilities in co-produced challenging...

This article is a co-authored account of the co-production process for the Who’s Challenging...

An event to promote mental health and well-being for people with a learning disability

An event to promote mental health and well-being for people with a learning disability

It is known that people with a learning disability can experience higher rates of mental...

An update on informed consent and the effect on the clinical practice of those working with people with a learning disability

An update on informed consent and the effect on the clinical practice of those working...

In people with learning disability who have capacity under the Mental Capacity Act 2005...

Fragile X syndrome

Syndromes: Fragile X syndrome

Series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

Continence

Urinary continence promotion and people with an intellectual disability

Continence is regarded as a basic need and many continence problems can be addressed and...

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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