How to survey people who use your services
Dieting with Down's
How unofficial social policy drives change
Perseverance and creativity can go a long way
Everyday life can present real challenges for people living with complex learning disabilities, even more so when health conditions such as diabetes come into play. But with determination, creativity and perseverance from providers and staff, service users can achieve their potential and have a good quality of life, as CMG’s chief executive, Peter Kinsey, explains.
Independent thinking – questioning the purpose of Care & Treatment Reviews
Keep calm and reduce challenging behaviour - The Keep Calm Kit
‘Homes not hospitals’ – let’s not be cynical
DBS checks - The vital safety net to protect the vulnerable
There’s a fine balance between providing care and promoting independence when it comes to supporting those with a learning disability. It takes a unique person to take on these demanding roles and bring out the best from those who need an extra hand with everyday tasks. Whilst many find this a rewarding career path, there are those out there who don’t always have their clients’ best interests at heart. Rachel Hurley reports.
Communication, planning and shared risk key to supporting people with complex needs
MyDiary at Learning Disability Today London 2014
Changing views on eye health for people with learning disabilities
Training in learning disabilities must be mandatory for all health professionals
My first… love
“For the past five years I have been listening to people with a learning disability tell me stories about love and believe me, there are happy endings.” In this blog, Miguel Tudela de la Fuente talks about the importance of sexual health – and why loving relationships should be accessible to everyone.