Challenging Behaviour - A unified approach
Challenging Behaviour: A Unified Approach – Update is a revised and updated clinical and service guideline for supporting children, young people and adults with learning disabilities who are at risk of receiving abusive or restrictive practice. This guideline is jointly produced by the intellectual
Injury and Fall Prevention for People with Learning Disabilities
Injuries and falls are a serious problem for people with learning disabilities. People with learning disabilities are twice as likely to experience an injury, compared to the general population, and between 6 and 8 times more likely to die as a result of their injury. Falls are the commonest cause
Postural Management study - preliminary findings
Many of you will be aware of the recent study that Jenny Tinkler has carried out into Postural Management and indeed may have contributed to it. The links below are to some of the preliminary work and hope you find it interesting and useful.
The title of Jenny's study was:
NHS England documents - developing LD services
Supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism who display behaviour that challenges, including those with a mental health condition - A Service model for commissioners of health and social care services
Building the right support - A national plan to develop community services and close
Resource - Supporting Dementia in LD 'Jenny's Diary'
Jenny’s Diary is a free booklet and a set of postcards aimed at supporting conversations about dementia with people who have a learning (intellectual) disability. Conversations about dementia are never easy. All dementia strategies in the UK state that everyone is entitled to know of their diagnosis
Useful posters & Leaflets
Posters and leaflets which may be of use to members or may give ideas to inspire your own versions. Please let us know if you have a poster or leaflet you are willing to share and we will upload it to this section
National LD Professional Senate briefing paper
The importance of the work of Community Learning Disabilities Health Teams has been brought to the fore through the results of the Winterbourne View review and Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths in people with learning disabilities.
In response to this The National LD Professional Senate
RNIB Top Tips cards
The topics covered on the top tips cards are:
Environmental tips to help a person with a learning disability and sight loss.
Mobility and guiding tips to support a person with a learning disability and sight loss.
Tips to help you communicate with a person who has a learning disability and sight
Guidance on Manual Handling in Physiotherapy - 4th edition
4th Edition - CSP Guidance on Manual Handling in Physiotherapy
Members guide to ACPPLD website
A guide for ACPPLD members on what to find in each area of the ACPPLD website and how to get the most from it.