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Nursing Standard podcast: Changing attitudes towards people with learning disabilities

A news round-up and discussions on developing new mindsets at the Learning Disability Practice conference in Manchester feature in this week's episode

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‘Give it away and have a healthy one,’ was the abhorrent advice given to a mother of a child with learning disabilities in the 1930s, according to a speaker at the recent Learning Disability Practice conference in Manchester earlier this month.

The third episode of the Nursing Standard Podcast discusses how attitudes towards people with learning disabilities have since changed.

Also in this episode

Interviews come from the Learning Disability Practice conference in Manchester and focus on ageing, palliative care, difficult conversations and more.

Chemical restraint is also discussed, including the STOMP (Stopping the over medication of people with learning disabilities) campaign.

The episode features: Edge Hill University senior lecturer Jim Ridley, learning disability nurses Marnie Walker and Nicky Lyall, and Learning Disability Practice editor Christine Walker.

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