Clinical

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.

Supporting a young person with autism and a learning disability in service transition

The transition from child to adult services can often be challenging

COVID-19-related stressors and coping strategies of support staff working with people with learning disabilities

COVID-19-related stressors and coping strategies of support staff working with people...

Learn about pandemic-related stressors and the coping strategies developed by support staff in response

Overuse of psychotropics: implementing the STOMP programme in clinical practice

Overuse of psychotropics: implementing the STOMP programme in clinical practice

Learn from a local community service’s strategy to reduce the use of psychotropics drugs

Meeting the mental health needs of a young person with an intellectual disability: a case study

Meeting the mental health needs of a young person with an intellectual disability: a...

Enhance your knowledge of the challenges for this client group in accessing services

Person-centred planning

Person-centred planning for people with learning disabilities and complex needs

Discussion of the barriers and facilitators to implementation of person-centred planning

Understanding and managing trauma in people with severe and profound learning disabilities

Understanding trauma in people with severe and profound learning disabilities

Strategies you can use to support service users who may have experienced trauma

Adapting the Solihull Approach for staff caring for adults with learning disabilities

Enhancing practitioners’ understanding of service users’ behaviours that challenge

Positive support

Positive behaviour support training: developing skills in community services

A refresher on the main elements of PBS used to support people with learning disabilities

Exploring the effects of having an autistic sibling on typically developing young people

Exploring the effects of having an autistic sibling on typically developing young people

Autistic siblings can have positive and negative effects on typically developing young people

COVID-19: intellectual disability nurses and the role of networking during a pandemic

COVID-19: intellectual disability nurses and the role of networking during a pandemic

Understanding the networking role of the registered nurse in intellectual disability

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COVID-19: experiences and contributions of learning disability nurses during the first wave of the pandemic

COVID-19: experiences and contributions of learning disability nurses during the first...

Developing ideas to provide high-quality care for service users during COVID-19

Bowel health and screening: evaluating a peer-led educational intervention for people with learning disabilities

Bowel health and screening: an intervention for people with learning disabilities

Evaluating peer-led educational materials for people with learning disabilities

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

Assessing the relationship between staff interest and staff involvement in research

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...

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

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

In sepsis, prompt diagnosis and immediate treatment are vital

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