Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 10 Issue 4

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Prescribing Patterns in a Hong Kong Institution for Adults with Severe to Profound Learning Disabilities

Woon Lim

There has been increasing concern about inappropriate or excessive medication of people with learning disabilities. Audits of prescribing practice may guide clinicians towards a…

The Knowledge People with Learning Disabilities and their Carers have about Psychotropic Medication

Pauline Heslop, Liz Folkes, Jackie Rodgers

Psychotropic medications are a treatment commonly used for people with learning disabilities. Legislation and guidance suggest that, for a person to give informed consent to…

The Use of Psychotropic Medication for People with Learning Disabilities

Biza Kroese, Guy Holmes

Heslop, Folkes and Roger's article about the knowledge and experiences of people with learning disabilities and their carers of psychiatric drugs, and Lim's audit of prescription…

Screening Adults with Down's Syndrome for Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Judith McBrien, Sarah Whitwham, Karen Olverman, Stuart Masters

Given the now well‐recognised risk of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) for adults with Down's Syndrome (DS) as they reach middle age, services for people with learning disability (LD…

Supported Work‐Based Training as a Route into Employment for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Sally Swan, Derek Newton

This is a case study of an employment strategy for adults with learning disabilities developed in a local authority in a rural area in the South West of England. It describes a…

Quality Development in Supported Living Services for People with Learning Disabilities: Introducing AQUA‐UWO

Laurenz Aselmeier

This paper reports on the manual AQUA‐UWO, an instrument for quality development in supported living services developed by a research group at the Centre for Planning and…

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