Editorial

Post COVID-19: what will be the ‘new normal’ for learning disability nurses?

In the new virtual world healthcare consultations need to be conducted with the same care and dignity as face to face
Young child with learning disabilities being guided by her parent to use virtual technology

In the new virtual world, healthcare consultations need to be conducted with the same care and dignity as face to face

The mainstream media uses the phrase the ‘new normal’ constantly, but post COVID-19 what will be the new normal for us as learning disability nurses?

How have we ‘flexed our skills’ over the past four months? And how confident and competent have we been in using approaches to working with and for people who have a learning disability?

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