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The NICE guidelines and quality standards on learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges

Murphy, Glynis H. (2017) The NICE guidelines and quality standards on learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 22 (2). pp. 71-81. ISSN 1359-5474. (doi:10.1108/TLDR-12-2016-0044) (KAR id:61429)


Purpose: In 2014, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) announced it was going to develop its first set of guidelines on learning disabilities. The topic was “behaviour that challenges” and in May 2015 NICE published a full set of guidance (371 pages) covering service user and carer experiences, assessment, risk factors and interventions for behaviour that challenges (NICE, 2015). The linked quality standards were published later in 2015. The paper aims to discuss these issues.

Design/methodology/approach: This paper explains the process of developing the guidance.

Findings: The final guidance is described in summary form, together with the quality standards.

Originality/value: This paper provides a brief summary of the NICE guidelines on people with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/TLDR-12-2016-0044
Uncontrolled keywords: Learning disabilities, Intellectual disability, Policy, Challenging behaviour, Guidelines, Self-injury
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Glynis Murphy
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2017 10:01 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 02:47 UTC
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