Analysis

Has the planned ‘reset’ of learning disability nursing been a success?

2020 saw a sea change for learning disability nursing as it sought to improve its reputation and bolster its workforce

2020 saw a sea change for learning disability nursing as it sought to improve its reputation and bolster its workforce

  • After some difficult years for learning disability nursing in England, 2020 was a year of rejuvenation
  • The All-England Plan for Learning Disability Nursing consolidated a move to attract more recruits to the specialty with new training opportunities
  • The focus on retaining staff involved improving career pathways, offering clear skills development and advanced training programmes

The past few years have, to say the least, been a difficult period for the learning disability sector.

2020 was set to be a year of change for learning disability nursing

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