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Guidance for nurses on care of those with learning disabilities

This is the updated second edition of this guidance* for nursing staff from the Royal College of Nursing

This is the updated second edition of this guidance* for nursing staff from the Royal College of Nursing, which aims to support nurses and nursing students in delivering high quality care to those with learning disabilities. The guidance provides a definition of learning disabilities; outlines some specific health needs; and explains relevant legislation.

*Meeting the Health Needs of People With Learning Disabilities.