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Improving care for people with learning disabilities

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2016
  • Link to RCNi portfolio

This learning module explores why people with learning disabilities have poorer health than the general population and experience health inequalities, partly due to problems with accessing health services. It also discusses how nurses are well placed to implement reasonable adjustments, many of which are simple to make and can save lives.

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Please note that information provided by RCNi Learning is not sufficient to ensure competence in the skill. Assessment of competence should take place in line with local practice. Practice should always align with local protocols and procedures, latest guidelines and any regulatory code. All modules should currently be viewed together with available national and local Covid-19 guidelines. For advice, go to www.rcn.org.uk/covid-19/rcn-position

Sue Turner, Learning disability lead, National Development Team for Inclusion, Bath.


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