Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Emotion recognition and processing style in children with an intellectual disability

Emotion recognition and processing style in children with an intellectual disability

Processing style may affect emotion recognition differently in children and adults

Caring for people with learning disabilities: the attitudes and perceptions of general nurses

Attitudes and perceptions of general nurses caring for people with learning disabilities

Literature review examining general nurses' caring for people with learning disabilities...

Positive behaviour support standards audit in an assessment and treatment unit for people with an intellectual disability

Positive behaviour support standards audit of people with an intellectual disability

This article describes how PBS standards were audited in an assessment and treatment unit

Service provision in Scotland for people with an intellectual disability and dementia: adherence to good practice guidelines

Service provision for people in Scotland with an intellectual disability and dementia

Adherence to good practice guidelines for people with an intellectual disability and dementia

‘Sweet dreams’: an evidence-based approach to effective sleep hygiene maintenance for people with an intellectual disability

Effective sleep hygiene maintenance for people with an intellectual disability

An evidence-based approach to determine and enable the sleeping needs of people with ID

Syndromes: Tuberous sclerosis

Our series about conditions that constitute a syndrome looks at tuberous sclerosis

CPD articles

PEG

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding: clinical knowledge and skills for LD nurses

The knowledge and skills required to manage patients with a PEG tube safely and effectively

Insertion and care of nasogastric tubes in adults with intellectual disabilities

Insertion and care of nasogastric tubes in adults with intellectual disabilities

Many adults with intellectual disabilities require nutritional support as feeding problems...

Inhaler and nebuliser technique for people with a learning disability

Inhaler and nebuliser technique for people with a learning disability

Healthcare professionals who support people who require an inhaler or nebuliser need to know...

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...

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