Learning disability and autism: best practice tips for all nurses
Advice for non-specialist nurses on adapting practice and addressing health inequalities for people with a learning disability and/or autism
People with learning disabilities and/or autism face health inequalities throughout their lives and often have complex needs. Nurses in all settings will provide care for people with learning disabilities and autism, who will have a range of needs.
New guidance from NHS England aims to support nurses with the day-to-day management of the health of patients with a learning disability and/or autism. We set out points all nurses need to know.