Learning Disability Nursing
News, practice and discussion forums for learning disability nurses
Safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children is challenging. A new framework will support staff at all levels in their safeguarding responsibilities through training and designated professionals
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards aim to protect patients and staff when patients lack capacity to make decisions for themselves
People with learning disabilities may display anxiety-driven behaviours that disrupt mealtimes. A study suggests that calming music may reduce agitation
Medicines management is a core nursing skill. This review gives an introduction to and taster of our newly launched online Nursing Times Learning unit on drug calculations.
Educators need to become conversant with dyscalculia and consider strategies for supporting student nurses through to registration.
One of Leicestershire’s most experienced nurses has retired after a 30-year career in healthcare without a single day off sick.
Unison members in Doncaster have held a further 48 hours of strike action this week over changes to their pay and conditions.
Nurses at a Doncaster learning disability service are to go on strike for a second time over changes to their pay and conditions.
Learning disability nurses are set to begin strike action lasting seven days this week in Doncaster.
Nurses at a service that supports adults with learning disabilities in Doncaster have voted to strike over cuts in pay and conditions, after the service was taken over by a private provider.
Resources from Netbuddy
Nursingtimes.net is partnering with Netbuddy to help nurses care for people with learning disabilities. Here, we look at tips on bedwetting.
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Resources from SCIE
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