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Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

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

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

Aim Good practice guidelines aim to promote equity and quality in service provision to...

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

‘Sweet dreams’: an evidence-based approach to effective sleep hygiene maintenance for...

Sleep is an essential activity of daily living that is often overlooked in approaches to...

Syndromes: Tuberous sclerosis

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

Effects of a mindfulness-based stress reduction course on the psychological well-being of individuals with an intellectual disability

Effects of a mindfulness-based stress reduction course on the psychological well-being...

Aim To evaluate the effect of a 12-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) course...

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Syndromes: 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute a syndrome

Consanguinity

Consanguinity and the links to learning disabilities: the issues and pressures

Consanguinity is defined as the result of a sexual reproduction of two related individuals,...

Drug-induced dysphagia and the high-risk effect on people with intellectual disabilities

Drug-induced dysphagia and the high-risk effect on people with intellectual disabilities

Research indicates that aspirate pneumonia as a result of dysphagia can be one of the...

Developing strategic health facilitators to increase the uptake of annual learning disability health checks

Developing strategic health facilitators to increase the uptake of annual learning...

People who have a learning disability have increased health risks compared to the general...

Syndromes: Trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome)

A series about conditions with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

Helping young people who have learning disabilities and their families to plan end of life care: the ADVANCE toolkit

Helping young people who have learning disabilities and their families to plan end of...

Young people who have learning disabilities commonly have many complex and severe life-...

Use of colour-coded wristbands to improve care for people with learning disabilities

Use of colour-coded wristbands to improve care for people with learning disabilities in...

People with a learning disability often experience health inequalities. Inquiries and...

An evaluation of the Health Equality Framework in south east Scotland

An evaluation of the Health Equality Framework in south east Scotland

The Health Equality Framework (HEF) is an outcome measurement tool to record any work that...

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

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

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...

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...

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

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