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Don't hold back on restraint

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 48, PAGE NO: 38Eddie Orme, BSc Community Health Nursing (Learning Disability), RNMH, is project manager, drugs counselling service, Simpson House, EdinburghAs a community learning disability nurse, I once visited a middle-aged man with Down's syndrome who was living at home with his elderly mother. She had cared for him throughout his life, but as she got older she became less able to help her son meet his various needs.

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