Evidence and Practice

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Taking blood from a person with a learning disability: reflections on a parent’s perspective

Taking blood from a person with a learning disability

Learn about reasonable adjustments for people undergoing a blood test or injection

Improving access to breast cancer screening by women with learning disabilities: a literature review

Improving access to breast cancer screening by women with learning disabilities

A literature review of the barriers women with learning disabilities can experience

Screening for learning disability in primary care: an examination of feasibility against the Wilson-Jungner criteria

Screening for learning disability in primary care

An examination of feasibility against the Wilson-Jungner criteria

Listening to people with severe or profound intellectual disabilities: a literature review

Listening to people with severe or profound intellectual disabilities

How active listening is a fundamental skill that underpins effective communication

Supporting the mental health of children and young people with learning disabilities during COVID-19

Supporting children and young people with learning disabilities during COVID-19

How a CAMHS learning disabilities team supported mental health during the pandemic

Helicobacter pylori testing and treatment: experience and reflections of a community learning disability team

Helicobacter pylori testing and treatment

Experience and reflections of a community learning disability team

CPD articles

Recognising visual perception issues in people with learning disabilities

Recognising visual perception issues in people with learning disabilities

Explore the causes and consequences of cortical visual impairment

Providing additional procedures for people with learning disabilities receiving dental treatment under general anaesthesia

Additional procedures for people with learning disabilities receiving dental treatment

Supporting people undergoing multiple procedures under one general anaesthetic

Using verbal and non-verbal communication to support people with learning disabilities

Using verbal and non-verbal communication to support people with learning disabilities

How non-verbal communication can usefully complement or replace verbal communication

Exploring the use of service-user narratives to improve care

Exploring the use of service-user narratives to improve care

Service-user narratives can support people with learning disabilities to access care

Managing malnutrition

Identifying and managing malnutrition in people with learning disabilities

Malnutrition is a serious risk, but is under-recognised in this population

Performing venesection in a person with a learning disability

Performing venesection in a person with a learning disability

Increase your awareness of how to make venesection a positive experience for service users

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