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1. Improving identification of people with a learning disability: guidance for general practice

Improving identification of people with a learning disability: guidance for general practice NHS England » Improving identification of people with a learning disability: guidance for general practice Search Search Menu Improving identification of people with a learning disability: guidance for general practice Document first published: 11 October 2019 Page updated: 11 October 2019 Topic: , Publication type: Practices should review this guidance and update their registers to ensure that eligible

2019 NHS England

2. Preventing falls in people with learning disabilities

Preventing falls in people with learning disabilities Preventing falls in people with learning disabilities - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Preventing falls in people with learning disabilities To help public health, health professionals, paid social care staff and family members to prevent falls in people with learning disabilities. Published 19 August 2019 From: Documents HTML If you (...) use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Details This guide contains information to help staff in public health, health services and social care to prevent falls in people with learning disabilities. It is also intended to help falls prevention services to provide support that is accessible to people

2019 Public Health England

3. Psychotropic drugs and people with learning disabilities or autism

Psychotropic drugs and people with learning disabilities or autism Psychotropic drugs and people with learning disabilities or autism: executive summary - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Psychotropic drugs and people with learning disabilities or autism: executive summary Published 22 March 2019 Contents © Crown copyright 2019 This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open (...) Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. To view this licence, visit or write to the Information Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: . Where we have identified any third party copyright information you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holders concerned. This publication is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/psychotropic-drugs-and-people-with-learning-disabilities-or-autism/psychotropic-drugs-and-people-with-learning

2019 Public Health England

4. Oral care and people with learning disabilities

Oral care and people with learning disabilities Oral care and people with learning disabilities - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Oral care and people with learning disabilities Published 6 March 2019 Contents © Crown copyright 2019 This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. To view this licence, visit or write (...) to the Information Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: . Where we have identified any third party copyright information you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holders concerned. This publication is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/oral-care-and-people-with-learning-disabilities/oral-care-and-people-with-learning-disabilities 1. Summary Good oral health is an important factor in people’s general health and quality of life. The evidence shows

2019 Public Health England

5. General hospital care for children with learning disabilities has scope for improvement

General hospital care for children with learning disabilities has scope for improvement General hospital care for children with learning disabilities has scope for improvement Discover Portal Discover Portal General hospital care for children with learning disabilities has scope for improvement Published on 18 September 2018 doi: Less than half of NHS staff surveyed said they were routinely informed that a child has learning disabilities through a dedicated flagging system on admission. Many (...) general hospital staff lack confidence and organisational support in providing care for children and young people with learning disabilities. In an NIHR national hospital staff-awareness survey, staff were uncertain or unaware of local policy and practice. Only half of the children’s hospitals had a learning disability nurse, and where they did exist, there was disparity in the status and importance attributed to the role. This is likely to prevent the needs of these children being fully met

2019 NIHR Dissemination Centre

6. Systematic review of the risk factors of offending associated with convicted offenders with a learning disability

Systematic review of the risk factors of offending associated with convicted offenders with a learning disability Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated

2019 PROSPERO

7. Interventions for service users with learning disabilities and their carers to increase empathy: a rapid systematic review

Interventions for service users with learning disabilities and their carers to increase empathy: a rapid systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any

2019 PROSPERO

8. A mixed methods systematic review on barriers to/influences to attend, and interventions to improve, cancer screening uptake for adults with a learning or intellectual disability

A mixed methods systematic review on barriers to/influences to attend, and interventions to improve, cancer screening uptake for adults with a learning or intellectual disability Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility

2019 PROSPERO

9. Behavioural activation versus guided self-help for depression in adults with learning disabilities: the BeatIt RCT

Behavioural activation versus guided self-help for depression in adults with learning disabilities: the BeatIt RCT Behavioural activation versus guided self-help for depression in adults with learning disabilities: the BeatIt RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find

2018 NIHR HTA programme

10. Managing with Learning Disability and Diabetes: OK-Diabetes - a case-finding study and feasibility randomised controlled trial

Managing with Learning Disability and Diabetes: OK-Diabetes - a case-finding study and feasibility randomised controlled trial Managing with Learning Disability and Diabetes: OK-Diabetes - a case-finding study and feasibility randomised controlled trial Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search

2018 NIHR HTA programme

11. Immigrant women and women with learning disabilities have complex mental health needs and service use in the perinatal period

Immigrant women and women with learning disabilities have complex mental health needs and service use in the perinatal period Immigrant women and women with learning disabilities have complex mental health needs and service use in the perinatal period | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log (...) in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Immigrant women and women with learning disabilities have complex mental health needs and service use in the perinatal period Article Text

2018 Evidence-Based Mental Health

12. Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities

Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities Care and support of people growing Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities older with learning disabilities NICE guideline Published: 11 April 2018 nice.org.uk/guidance/ng96 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility The recommendations in this guideline represent the view (...) in this guideline should be interpreted in a way that would be inconsistent with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities (NG96) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms

2018 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

13. Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery

Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery L Learning disabilities and beha earning disabilities and behaviour that viour that challenges: service design and deliv challenges: service design and delivery ery NICE guideline Published: 28 March 2018 nice.org.uk/guidance/ng93 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility (...) and to reduce health inequalities. Nothing in this guideline should be interpreted in a way that would be inconsistent with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery (NG93) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject

2018 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

14. Qualitative synthesis: Formal carers providing end-of-life care and bereavement support to people with intellectual disabilities have unmet learning needs

Qualitative synthesis: Formal carers providing end-of-life care and bereavement support to people with intellectual disabilities have unmet learning needs Formal carers providing end-of-life care and bereavement support to people with intellectual disabilities have unmet learning needs | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use (...) have unmet learning needs Article Text Learning disabilities Qualitative synthesis Formal carers providing end-of-life care and bereavement support to people with intellectual disabilities have unmet learning needs Dorry McLaughlin Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on : Lord A, Field S, Smith IC. The experiences of staff who support people with intellectual disability on issues about death, dying and bereavement: a metasynthesis. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 2017;30:1007–21. Implications

2018 Evidence-Based Nursing

15. Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities

Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities | Royal College of Nursing arrow_up-blue blog branches consultations events facebook-icon facebook-icon2 factsheet forum-icon forum hands key link location lock mail measure menu_plus news pdf pdf2 phone policies publications related search share subjectguide twitter-icon word instagram-icon youtube-icon We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our (...) website. Continue submit Membership Employment & Pay Professional Development Clinical Get Involved Get Help News & Events About Quick links × × × × × × × × × submit Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities You are here: / / / Dignity in health care for people with learning disabilities Published: 18/12/2017 Publication code: 006605 Please select This guidance, developed by the Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Forum, aims to improve dignity in health care

2018 Royal College of Nursing

16. Learning disabilities

Learning disabilities Learning disabilities - NICE CKS Share Learning disabilities: Summary Definitions of learning disability generally encompass three core components: Lower intellectual ability (usually an IQ of less than 70). Significant impairment of social or adaptive functioning. Onset in childhood. People with milder learning disabilities may be able to live independently and care for themselves, manage everyday tasks, work in paid employment, communicate their needs and wishes, have (...) some language skills, and may have additional needs that are not clear to people who do not know them well. People with more severe learning disabilities are more likely to need support with daily activities such as dressing, washing, food preparation, and keeping themselves safe, have limited or no verbal communication skills or understanding of others, need support with mobility, have complex health needs and sensory impairments. Risk factors for a learning disability include: Some chromosomal

2018 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

17. A pilot randomised controlled trial of community-led ANtipsychotic Drug REduction for Adults with Learning Disabilities

A pilot randomised controlled trial of community-led ANtipsychotic Drug REduction for Adults with Learning Disabilities A pilot randomised controlled trial of community-led ANtipsychotic Drug REduction for Adults with Learning Disabilities Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find (...) National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre – Clinical Trials Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, UK 6 Community Learning Disability Team, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherwas, UK 7 Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, UK 8 The Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK 9 Positive Response Training & Consultancy, Penryn, UK 10 Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics, London, UK

2017 NIHR HTA programme

18. Challenges faced by parents of children with learning disabilities in Opuwo, Namibia (PubMed)

Challenges faced by parents of children with learning disabilities in Opuwo, Namibia Parenting children with learning disabilities requires a high level of knowledge and access to resources, information and services. In developing countries, however, these resources and services are not always available. Parents in Namibia, a developing country, therefore face challenges addressing children's learning and other developmental disabilities, including challenges related to preventative (...) and supportive interventions.This research focuses on challenges faced by parents as they parent children with learning disabilities in Opuwo, Namibia.In-depth interviews were conducted with eight parents regarding the challenges they face in parenting their children with learning disabilities. Thematic analysis enabled the researchers to identify, analyse and report on themes that emerged from the qualitative interview data.Analysis of the interviews indicated that some participants had only a vague

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2017 African journal of disability

19. Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges

Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges Psy Psychotropic medicines in people with learning chotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose beha disabilities whose behaviour challenges viour challenges Key therapeutic topic Published: 16 January 2017 nice.org.uk/guidance/ktt19 pathways K Ke ey points y points There is evidence of widespread prescribing of psychotropic medicines (antipsychotics, antidepressants and hypnotics (...) ) for people with learning disabilities, many of whom do not have relevant indications recorded for the psychotropic medicines they are prescribed. The use of most psychotropic medicines to manage challenging behaviour in people with learning disabilities is an off-label [1] use of a licensed medicine. People with learning disabilities may benefit from referral to a learning disability team for specialist review to minimise the use of psychotropic medicines. Antipsychotic medication should only

2017 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Advice

20. Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention, assessment and management

Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention, assessment and management Mental health problems in people with Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: pre learning disabilities: prev vention, ention, assessment and management assessment and management NICE guideline Published: 14 September 2016 nice.org.uk/guidance/ng54 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y (...) unlawful discrimination, to advance equality of opportunity and to reduce health inequalities. Nothing in this guideline should be interpreted in a way that would be inconsistent with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities

2016 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines