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1. Obesity, weight management and people with learning disabilities

Obesity, weight management and people with learning disabilities Obesity, weight management and people with learning disabilities - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance and support Guidance Obesity, weight management and people with learning disabilities Guidance (...) to help health and social care professionals and family members support people with learning disabilities to lose weight. Published 8 May 2016 Last updated 11 September 2020 — From: Documents Ref: PHE publications gateway number 2016205 . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Ref: PHE publications gateway number 2016205 HTML Details This guidance gives advice about specific aspects of weight management for people with learning disabilities

2020 Public Health England

2. Patient education aimed at adults with intellectual disabilities and simultaneous diabetes for self-care of diabetes

Patient education aimed at adults with intellectual disabilities and simultaneous diabetes for self-care of diabetes Patient education aimed at adults with intellectual disabilities and simultaneous diabetes for self-care of diabetes We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Patient education aimed at adults with intellectual disabilities (...) and simultaneous diabetes for self-care of diabetes Share: Reading time approx. 6 minutes Diabetes is a condition that requires lifelong adaptation to healthy living habits and, as needed, to medication. Diabetes is more common in people with intellectual disabilities than in the rest of the population. For people with intellectual disabilities and diabetes to have a good quality of life, they need, like other patient groups with diabetes, education and support for self-care. For this purpose, a patient

2020 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement

3. Provision for people with a known or suspected learning disability, autism or both

Provision for people with a known or suspected learning disability, autism or both NHS England » Provision for people with a known or suspected learning disability, autism or both Search Search Menu Provision for people with a known or suspected learning disability, autism or both Document first published: 22 January 2020 Page updated: 22 January 2020 Topic: Publication type: Document PDF 432 KB 22 pages

2020 NHS England

4. Covid-19: Management of patients with a learning disability, autism or both

response in hospitals. We may also need to work outside our specific areas of training and expertise and the General Medical Council (GMC) has already indicated its support for this in the exceptional circumstances we may face: www.gmc-uk.org/news/news-archive/how-we-will-continue-to-regulate-in-light-of- novel-coronavirus As a clinician working in other fields you may have had limited clinical contact with people with a learning disability or people with autism, however in 2018/19 at least 41 (...) Covid-19: Management of patients with a learning disability, autism or both Publications approval reference: 001559 NHS England and NHS Improvement Speciality guides for patient management during the coronavirus pandemic Clinical guide for front line staff to support the management of patients with a learning disability, autism or both during the coronavirus pandemic – relevant to all clinical specialities 24 March 2020 Version 1 “…and there are no more surgeons, urologists, orthopaedists, we

2020 Covid-19 Ad hoc guidelines

5. 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 which are essential for the site to work. We also use non-essential cookies to help us improve government digital services. Any data collected is anonymised. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Oral care and people with learning disabilities To help health (...) professionals, paid social care staff and family members to support someone with learning disabilities to get good oral care. Published 6 March 2019 Last updated 19 November 2019 — From: Documents Ref: PHE publications gateway number: GW-198 HTML Ref: PHE publications gateway number: GW-198 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

2019 Public Health England

6. 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

7. 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

8. Oral care and people with learning disabilities

and improved knowledge and self-care . Well Connected delivers the oral-health education and training package to people with learning disabilities to enable them to become dental ambassadors and share key oral health messages with others. This might be in education and residential settings, workplaces, advocacy groups as well as with friends and family. The training is delivered by 2 members of the Well Connected team, an oral health educator and a community engagement specialist, usually over 5-6 weeks (...) people. This might include making practical adjustments to the environment or changes in the process. This guidance signposts resources that can be used to support people with learning disabilities with their oral care. There are strategies that can be used to help reduce anxiety and better prepare people for dental treatment, such as desensitisation. There is a need for training and education for people with learning disabilities, their family carers and supporters and dental professionals

2019 Public Health England

9. 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

10. Learning disabilities: Congenital heart anomalies and non-white ethnicity are among the factors associated with poor survival rates in people with Down syndrome

Learning disabilities: Congenital heart anomalies and non-white ethnicity are among the factors associated with poor survival rates in people with Down syndrome Congenital heart anomalies and non-white ethnicity are among the factors associated with poor survival rates in people with Down syndrome | 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 (...) survival rates in people with Down syndrome Article Text Commentary Learning disabilities Congenital heart anomalies and non-white ethnicity are among the factors associated with poor survival rates in people with Down syndrome Pauline Heslop Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on : O’Leary L, Hughes-McCormack L, Dunn K, et al . Early death and causes of death of people with Down syndrome: A systematic review. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil . 2018. doi: 10.1111/jar.12446. Implications for practice

2019 Evidence-Based Nursing

11. Learning disabilities: Tai Chi, Wii Fit and rope skipping exercise interventions are particularly effective in improving balance for young people with intellectual disabilities

Learning disabilities: Tai Chi, Wii Fit and rope skipping exercise interventions are particularly effective in improving balance for young people with intellectual disabilities Tai Chi, Wii Fit and rope skipping exercise interventions are particularly effective in improving balance for young people with intellectual disabilities | Evidence-Based Nursing 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 Tai Chi, Wii Fit and rope skipping exercise interventions are particularly effective in improving balance for young people with intellectual disabilities Article Text Commentary Learning disabilities Tai Chi, Wii Fit and rope skipping exercise interventions are particularly

2019 Evidence-Based Nursing

12. Parent training interventions for parents with intellectual disability. Full Text available with Trip Pro

' or 'lifting of child-related court order'.There is some very low-quality evidence that some parents, mainly mothers, with intellectual disabilities are able to provide adequate parenting if they are given appropriate training and support to learn the parenting skills they need. However, there are few studies exploring how interventions might work, for whom and in what circumstances. In particular, there have been few studies that include fathers with intellectual disabilities, or that explore the views (...) Parent training interventions for parents with intellectual disability. Research suggests that the number of intellectually disabled people with children is increasing. Intellectual disabilities do not inevitably cause parenting difficulties, but it may impact on an individual's capacity to parent a child effectively. Children of parents with intellectual disabilities may be at increased risk of neglectful care, which could lead to health, developmental and behavioural problems, or increased

2018 Cochrane

13. 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

14. Clinical outcomes of staff training in positive behaviour support to reduce challenging behaviour in adults with intellectual disability: cluster randomised controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Clinical outcomes of staff training in positive behaviour support to reduce challenging behaviour in adults with intellectual disability: cluster randomised controlled trial Staff training in positive behaviour support (PBS) is a widespread treatment approach for challenging behaviour in adults with intellectual disability. Aims To evaluate whether such training is clinically effective in reducing challenging behaviour during routine care (trial registration: NCT01680276).We carried out (...) a multicentre, cluster randomised controlled trial involving 23 community intellectual disability services in England, randomly allocated to manual-assisted staff training in PBS (n = 11) or treatment as usual (TAU, n = 12). Data were collected from 246 adult participants.No treatment effects were found for the primary outcome (challenging behaviour over 12 months, adjusted mean difference = -2.14, 95% CI: -8.79, 4.51) or secondary outcomes.Staff training in PBS, as applied in this study, did not reduce

2018 EvidenceUpdates

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

in the person's daily life. 1.6.9 Social care providers should work in partnership with healthcare providers to share knowledge about the person and to develop expertise for end of life care. 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-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 27 of 381.6.10 Provide training, information and support for family members and carers, for example, in medication (...) , including older people's services, adult learning disability services, employment, education and criminal justice services People with learning disabilities, their families, carers and advocates 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-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 4 of 38Conte Context xt People with learning disabilities are now living significantly longer

2018 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

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

with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges Providers of related services, including housing, education, employment and criminal justice services Practitioners working with children, young people and adults with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges in other services or settings, including education, housing, voluntary and community services, employment and criminal justice services Children, young people and adults with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges (...) on the principle that children, young people and adults with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges should have the support they need to live where and how they want. It will help local areas shift their focus towards prevention and early intervention, enabling children, young people and adults to live in their communities, and increasing support for families and carers. This should reduce the need for people to move away from their home or community for care, education or treatment. The guideline

2018 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

17. Learning disabilities: Scenario: Suspected learning disability

, speech and language therapists, educational staff, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, physicians, paediatricians, and pharmacists. Additionally: Referral to a clinical psychologist may be necessary if the person requires assessment for purposes such as accessing benefits, determining mental capacity, and/or determining fitness to plead within the criminal justice system. Note: this can be a direct referral or may be made via the community learning disability service/team depending on urgency (...) Learning disabilities: Scenario: Suspected learning disability Scenario: Suspected learning disability | Management | Learning disabilities | CKS | NICE Search CKS… Menu Scenario: Suspected learning disability Learning disabilities: Scenario: Suspected learning disability Last revised in October 2018 Scenario: Suspected learning disability From age 1 month onwards. How should I manage a person with a suspected learning disability? Note: Where a learning disability is suspected assess

2018 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

18. Learning disabilities: When should I suspect a learning disability?

Learning disabilities: When should I suspect a learning disability? Diagnosis | Diagnosis | Learning disabilities | CKS | NICE Search CKS… Menu Diagnosis Learning disabilities: When should I suspect a learning disability? Last revised in October 2018 When should I suspect a learning disability? Where a learning disability is suspected, assess the person's t o make decisions throughout assessment, care, and treatment on a decision-by-decision basis. In practice, most people with learning (...) disabilities seen in primary care will have already received a specialist diagnosis. This may be based on neurodevelopmental assessment, and/or on a pre-existing condition for which some degree of learning disability is a component (such as Down's syndrome). In rare cases, children or adults may present in primary care with a suspected learning disability. In such cases: Take a history, bearing in mind the person's communication needs and level of understanding. Wherever possible/appropriate, speak

2018 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

19. Learning disabilities

Learning disabilities Learning disabilities | Topics A to Z | CKS | NICE Search CKS… Menu Learning disabilities Learning disabilities Last revised in October 2018 Lower intellectual ability and social functioning < age 18 Diagnosis Management Background information 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

2018 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

20. Learning disabilities: Scenario: Confirmed learning disability

Learning disabilities: Scenario: Confirmed learning disability Scenario: Confirmed learning disability | Management | Learning disabilities | CKS | NICE Search CKS… Menu Scenario: Confirmed learning disability Learning disabilities: Scenario: Confirmed learning disability Last revised in October 2018 Scenario: Confirmed learning disability From age 1 month onwards. How should I manage a person with a confirmed learning disability? Note: When managing a person with a learning disability (...) , evaluate their to make decisions throughout assessment, care, and treatment on a decision-by-decision basis, and be mindful of their . Primary care practitioners should regularly review the communication needs of people with learning disabilities as they grow older to find out if they have changed. People with a confirmed learning disability are likely to receive care via a local multidisciplinary learning disability support service/team, who (depending on local availability) may be involved

2018 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries