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.
All pregnant women should be routinely tested for a bacteria that can cause life-threatening complications for newborn babies, a Conservative MP has said.
Researchers are launching a study to see whether a more accurate test for Down’s syndrome should be offered to pregnant women on the NHS.
Disabled children might be able to learn how to enhance their engagement skills using a robot, researchers have found.
The proportion of babies and toddlers having their first dose of the MMR jab is at its highest level since the vaccine was first introduced, figures show.
The Royal College of Nursing has paid tribute to Alan Parrish, a pioneer in the field of learning disability nursing, who died this month.
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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