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.

Investigating accessible information formats with people who have learning disabilities

Issues that some service users may experience when using easy-read materials

Using cognitive behavioural therapy in individuals with intellectual disability

Understanding the principles and challenges of delivering CBT

Supporting people with learning disabilities to move out of long-stay hospitals

Transforming care: negotiating the complex discharge process

Helicobacter pylori: nurses’ perceptions of diagnosis and treatment in adults

Actions healthcare professionals can take to reduce the risk of spread of H. pylori infection

Alternative admission process for patients with an ASD and/or an intellectual disability

People’s experiences can be improved by ensuring a smooth transition to inpatient care

Functional assessments to involve service users in a positive behaviour support plan

Evaluating a functional assessment for people with an LD and behaviour that challenges

Supporting people with learning disabilities to have blood tests

This article describes a group intervention that took place primarily in a healthcare setting

Role of a learning disability nursing network in developing students’ skills

Why you should read this article • To enhance your awareness of how online networking can...

Development of training programme to manage behaviour

Some children and young people with a learning disability also present with behaviour that...

Exploring the value of reflexivity in learning disability research

Reflexivity can be used by researchers to manage their thoughts, feelings and preconceptions

Resource Buddy: an online resource to support mindfulness-based interventions

Exploring the evidence base for mindfulness-based interventions for people with LDs

The Telford model: inspiring new leaders in learning disability nursing

Supporting and mentoring learning disability nursing students can be rewarding for all...

Reintegration of people with mental health problems or learning disabilities from prison

The benefits of a communication forum specifically in support of community reintegration

Syndromes: Batten disease

A look at Batten disease, a collection of rare and fatal inherited disorders of the nervous...

Staff training in services for people who have LDs with behaviour that challenges

An interactive and collaborative approach may be most effective

Development of epilepsy risk assessment guidance for carers and services

Nurses need to feel confident about supporting people with LD affected by epilepsy

Puberty: challenges for adolescents on the autism spectrum

Nurses need an understanding of the root causes of problematic sexual behaviour

Syndromes: Sanfilippo syndrome

A look at this progressive and rare congenital lysosomal disorder

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