Chapter 14. Community Nursing Learning Disability

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean2,
  2. Mary Saunders Head2 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager3
  1. Owen Barr Head Senior Lecturer

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch14

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Barr, O. (2009) Community Nursing Learning Disability, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 3

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Ulster, Northland Road, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

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Keywords:

  • community nursing learning disability (CNLD);
  • people with learning disabilities;
  • changing service principles and progress type;
  • health of people with learning disabilities;
  • mental health;
  • what community nurses do for people with learning disabilities - emerging evidence base;
  • community nursing services and people with learning disabilities;
  • ‘nursing’ component of CNLD role;
  • community nurses continuing to work with people;
  • health assessment and interdisciplinary collaboration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • People with learning disabilities

  • The number of people who have learning disabilities

  • Changing service principles – but what progress?

  • Time to reflect?

  • Moving forward

  • The health of people with learning disabilities

  • What community nurses for people with learning disabilities do – the emerging evidence base

  • The future role of community nursing services for people with learning disabilities

  • Conclusion

  • References