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Devine, Maurice and Taggart, Laurence (2008) Addressing the mental health needsof people with learning disabilities. Nursing Standard, 22 (45). pp. 40-48. [Journal article]

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URL: http://nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk/resources/archive/browse.asp?JournalId=9&VolumeNumber=22&IssueNumber=45

Abstract

It is now common policy in providing care for people with learningdisabilities to ensure improved access to mainstream health services.Consequently, all nursing disciplines are required to have improvedunderstanding about the physical and mental health needs of thisclient group. This article focuses on their mental health needs. It ispredominantly targeted at mental health and learning disabilitynurses, but will be of interest to all nurses who increasingly comeinto contact with people with a learning disability and requireinsight into all aspects of their health.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute of Nursing and Health Research
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
ID Code:6505
Deposited By:Dr Laurence Taggart
Deposited On:03 Feb 2010 14:50
Last Modified:23 Jul 2012 15:15

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