Evidence and Practice

Clinical

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

Setting up a support group for men with learning disabilities who cross-dress

Setting up a support group for men with learning disabilities who cross-dress

Includes case studies to illustrate the men’s experiences of being part of the support group

Preserving familiarity: the care needs of people with intellectual disabilities at the end of life

Preserving familiarity: the care needs of people with intellectual disabilities at the...

Supporting service users to receive end of life care from people they are familiar with

Predicting staff turnover in learning disability social care services

Predicting staff turnover in learning disability social care services

Identifying areas that can be addressed to reduce the turnover of staff

Functional loss in older adults with intellectual disabilities and dementia

Functional loss in older adults with intellectual disabilities and dementia

In this population, functional loss could be an early indicator of dementia

Role of Admiral Nurses in supporting people with learning disabilities and dementia

Role of Admiral Nurses in supporting people with learning disabilities and dementia

An exploration of the role of the Admiral Nurse in learning disability services

CPD articles

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

Reducing the use of restrictive practices by applying a human rights-based approach

Enhance your understanding of the need to reduce the use of restrictive practices

Holding hands

Symptom management at the end of life for people with intellectual disabilities

A refresher on nurses’ responsibilities in relation to providing end of life care

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for people with a learning disability

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for people with a learning disability

Cultural safety and how it can help nurses care for people with a learning disability

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