Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities

Development of a multidisciplinary care pathway for people with profound and multiple...

The adult community learning disability team in Cornwall made a commitment to provide a...

Syndromes: Prader-Willi syndrome

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes A series about...

Educational systems for inclusive education in Norway, Romania, Scotland and Sweden

Educational systems for inclusive education in Norway, Romania, Scotland and Sweden

A lifelong learning Erasmus intensive programme promoting inclusion of persons with...

Celebrating a classic text: The Cloak of Competence revisited

Celebrating a classic text: The Cloak of Competence revisited

This article celebrates one of the most important books in the history of intellectual...

Investigating the impact of staff training in positive behavioural support on service users’ quality of life

Investigating the impact of staff training in positive behavioural support on service...

Aim To investigate whether staff training in positive behavioural support (PBS) improves...

Experiences of using a health community team service for people with a learning disability

Experiences of using a health community team service for people with a learning...

Aim To investigate the views of people with a learning disability on their experiences of...

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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