Learning disability nursing: User and carer perceptions.

Manthorpe, J. and Alaszewski, A.M. and Gates, B. and Ayer, S. and Motherby, E. (2003) Learning disability nursing: User and carer perceptions. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 7 (2). pp. 119-135. ISSN 1469-0047. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

It is frequently asserted that the views of patients or service users should inform the structure and delivery of health and social care services. In the UK, patient participation, the expertise of service users and user involvement in the design and outcomes of research have been repeatedly emphasized as producing services which are more responsive, better coordinated and less stigmatizing. The NHS has highlighted the importance of involving service users in education and training. This article reports on user and carer views about learning disability nursing. Data were collected as part of a larger project considering the changing roles and education of learning disability nurses in England. The article concludes with a series of challenges for future educational and service development.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: Full-text freely available via Official URL Link
Uncontrolled keywords: carers, education, learning disability nursing, users
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Helen Wooldridge
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2008 17:01
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:20
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/5205 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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