Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 9 Issue 2

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Grouping People with Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour in Residential Care

Jim Mansell, Julie Beadle‐Brown

Grouping people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour in residential care has been the focus of several recent research studies. This paper describes these studies…

Referrals to a Learning Disability Service and Consent to Treatment

Tracy Carlson, Annette Hames, Sue English, Caroline Wills

This study investigates the current practice of referrers with regard to consent to treatment of adult patients who have learning disabilities. It addresses specifically…

The Development of a Protocol for the Joint Investigation of Crimes Committed against Vulnerable Adults

A Bailey, A McAllister, W McAuley

This paper describes the development and implementation of a joint protocol for the investigation of crimes against vulnerable adults. The protocol was piloted in Northern Ireland…

New Guidance on the Use of Restrictive Physical Interventions

John Harris

In June 2002 the Government issued long‐awaited guidance on the use of restrictive physical interventions. The need for the guidance was recognised in the White Paper, Valuing…

The Frequency and Potential Consequences of the Failure to Visit Learning‐Disabled Adults in Out‐of‐Area Placements

John Pring

This article describes one of the issues that arose from my research into the Longcare abuse scandal: how local authorities place learning‐disabled adults in out‐of‐area settings…

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