Practice question

Illustration of therapeutic untruths shows two seated people talking, the woman has her arm on the man's shoulder and a voice bubble has a tick in it, but her thought bubble has a cross in it

Are therapeutic untruths acceptable when talking to a person with a learning disability?

While no one wants to tell direct lies, therapeutic untruths can be beneficial

Photo shows nurse talking through a health action plan with a woman with learning disabilities and a family member: health promotion can be used collaboratively by nurses and people with learning disabilities to empower and reduce health inequalities

What is health promotion and how can it be used with people with learning disabilities?

Tailoring health education to specific needs can empower people and reduce inequalities