Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Accessible yoga for adults with learning disabilities: the Yoga for Me approach

Accessible yoga for adults with learning disabilities: the Yoga for Me approach

Details of the development of a method to teach yoga to adults with learning disabilities

Factors predicting staff interest in conducting research in learning disability teams

Factors predicting staff interest in conducting research in learning disability teams

Assessing the relationship between staff interest and staff involvement in research

DNA helix

Syndromes: Pitt-Hopkins syndrome

A rare genetic disease where delayed development of communication skills is common

Developing a personalised tool to detect physical deterioration in adults with learning disabilities in community settings

Developing a personalised tool to detect physical deterioration in adults with learning...

How a learning disability nursing student developed a tool to detect physical deterioration in adults

Making effective reasonable adjustments for women with learning disabilities during pregnancy

Effective reasonable adjustments for women with learning disabilities during pregnancy

Pregnant women with learning disabilities often encounter barriers to maternity care

Signs and symptoms of sepsis: raising awareness in the learning disability community

Signs and symptoms of sepsis: raising awareness in the learning disability community

In sepsis, prompt diagnosis and immediate treatment are vital

CPD articles

Supporting people with learning disabilities to receive subcutaneous injections

Supporting people with learning disabilities to receive subcutaneous injections

Best practice for administering subcutaneous injections in people with learning disabilities

Supporting people with intellectual disabilities to get access to dental treatment

People with intellectual disabilities have poorer oral health than the general population

Management of oxygen therapy for people with intellectual disabilities

Management of oxygen therapy for people with intellectual disabilities

The rationale for administering oxygen therapy and the types and equipment that can be used

Exploring mental health issues in people with an intellectual disability

Exploring mental health issues in people with an intellectual disability

Mental health concerns among people with intellectual disability and the role of nurses

How learning disability nurses can support self-management for people with asthma

How learning disability nurses can support self-management for people with asthma

Asthma is a long-term condition that requires patient education, support and close monitoring. It is important that individuals are empowered and educated about their asthma and supported to self-manage as appropriate. Self-management is a goal that is recommended as an established and effective approach. However, it can be challenging for many individuals, including those with learning disabilities. Learning disability nurses can support individuals diagnosed with asthma to self-manage the condition and should have the knowledge, skills and competence to do so.

Management of indwelling urinary catheters for people with learning disabilities

Management of indwelling urinary catheters for people with learning disabilities

Care should be person-centred, holistic and underpinned by current evidence-based practice

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