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Factors predicting staff interest in conducting research in learning disability teams
Assessing the relationship between staff interest and staff involvement in research
08 Apr 2021
Syndromes: Pitt-Hopkins syndrome
A rare genetic disease where delayed development of communication skills is common
07 Apr 2021
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...
25 Mar 2021
Effective reasonable adjustments for women with learning disabilities during pregnancy
Pregnant women with learning disabilities often encounter barriers to maternity care
09 Mar 2021
Signs and symptoms of sepsis: raising awareness in the learning disability community
In sepsis, prompt diagnosis and immediate treatment are vital
11 Feb 2021
Understanding and implementing the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in people with learning...
Changes to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019, including the introduction of Liberty...
28 Jan 2021
Managing an outbreak of COVID-19 in a learning disability setting
How containment measures, such as isolation and amendment of duty rotas, were taken
07 Jan 2021
Social inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities in seven European countries
The need for educational collaborations involving academics, students and practitioners
10 Dec 2020
Evaluating an evidence-based online screening tool to identify learning disability
Exploring the Adolescent Intellectual Disability Screening Questionnaire
19 Nov 2020
Identifying risk of behaviour that challenges in young people with a learning disability
Developing a screening questionnaire to identify people at risk of behaviour that challenges
15 Oct 2020
Supporting people with learning disabilities who identify as LGBT to express their...
The concept of intersectionality and its effect on the sexuality of service users
08 Oct 2020
Blended feeding for children with intellectual disabilities in a school environment
Implementing this feeding for gastrostomy button-fed children with intellectual disabilities
01 Oct 2020
Whorlton Hall, Winterbourne View and Ely Hospital: learning from failures of care
A reflection on the common types of abuse experienced by service users in health and social...
17 Sep 2020
Using the semantic wave to support intellectual disability nursing students
How a conceptual tool can be used to support applying theory and evidence in practice
27 Aug 2020
Preventing, assessing and managing constipation in people with intellectual disabilities
Causes and risks of constipation in people with intellectual disabilities
13 Aug 2020
Barriers to and complexities of supporting paid work for adults with learning...
Employing people with learning disabilities on training programmes and research projects
06 Aug 2020
Safe sexual well-being in adults with learning disabilities
How special interest groups can support safe sexual well-being
28 Jul 2020
Using the technique of mindfulness in people with learning disabilities
Nurses have a key role in ensuring service users can access mindfulness-based interventions
25 Jun 2020