Clinical

Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Meeting the mental health needs of a young person with an intellectual disability

Enhance your knowledge of the challenges for this client group in accessing services

Person-centred planning for people with learning disabilities and complex needs

Discussion of the barriers and facilitators to implementation of person-centred planning

Understanding trauma in people with severe and profound learning disabilities

Strategies you can use to support service users who may have experienced trauma

Adapting the Solihull Approach for staff caring for adults with learning disabilities

Enhancing practitioners’ understanding of service users’ behaviours that challenge

Positive behaviour support training: developing skills in community services

A refresher on the main elements of PBS used to support people with learning disabilities

Exploring the effects of having an autistic sibling on typically developing young people

Autistic siblings can have positive and negative effects on typically developing young people

COVID-19: intellectual disability nurses and the role of networking during a pandemic

Understanding the networking role of the registered nurse in intellectual disability
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COVID-19: experiences and contributions of learning disability nurses during the first...

Developing ideas to provide high-quality care for service users during COVID-19

Bowel health and screening: an intervention for people with learning disabilities

Evaluating peer-led educational materials for people with learning disabilities

Accessible yoga for adults with learning disabilities: the Yoga for Me approach

Details of the development of a method to teach yoga to adults with learning disabilities

Factors predicting staff interest in conducting research in learning disability teams

Assessing the relationship between staff interest and staff involvement in research

Syndromes: Pitt-Hopkins syndrome

A rare genetic disease where delayed development of communication skills is common

Developing a personalised tool to detect physical deterioration in adults with learning...

How a learning disability nursing student developed a tool to detect physical deterioration...

Effective reasonable adjustments for women with learning disabilities during pregnancy

Pregnant women with learning disabilities often encounter barriers to maternity care

Signs and symptoms of sepsis: raising awareness in the learning disability community

In sepsis, prompt diagnosis and immediate treatment are vital

Understanding and implementing the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in people with learning...

Changes to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019, including the introduction of Liberty...

Managing an outbreak of COVID-19 in a learning disability setting

How containment measures, such as isolation and amendment of duty rotas, were taken
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Social inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities in seven European countries

The need for educational collaborations involving academics, students and practitioners

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