Student Nursing Times Awards 2017 ENU LD programme winners of the undergraduate programme of the year category Mentor of the Year category – Margaret Burrows, finalist LD student of the year category – Kelsie Louise Buchan, finalist
Danshell Nurses Conference Thursday 30 June 2016
This proved to be an engaging conference informing policy direction whilst giving context and real life examples of its application. Student LD nurses from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) together with their mentors from across Scottish Health boards and Isla McGlade, Clinical Academic, GCU, listened to the independent journeys and the value of Learning Disability Nurses in the Independent sector. This was an opportunity for sharing…
Researcher 1A – Glasgow Caledonian University
Closing date: Wednesday 13 July 2016 https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/education/glasgow-caledonian-university/jobs
Equal Health An Educational Framework on Health Equalities for People with Learning Disabilities for all practitioners working with people with learning disabilities: a human rights-based approach
This framework has been developed to help all practitioners further develop their ability to promote health equality for people with learning disabilities. It acknowledges that people with learning disabilities have the right to access the full range of services across Scotland available to all, free from discrimination and protected from harm. It is based on Scotland’s strategy for people with learning disabilities – The Keys to Life which was published in 2013 and the Implementation Framework which…
Injury and Fall Prevention Resource Guide
GCU has developped an Injury and Fall Prevention Resource Guide for people who care for or support people with learning disabilities. This resource guide is now freely available on the Hub of the Care Inspectorate’s website. This will be of interest to learning disability nursing students, and any care/support organisations/groups.
Spaces still available at Edinburgh Napier University
Have you applied for university but are still undecided where you’re going? If so, there are still spaces available for Learning Disability Nursing at Edinburgh Napier University. For more information please visit the Edinburgh Napier website. If you would like to apply for this course, please log onto UCAS and make your application via UCAS clearing. Please remember we only have a limited number of places available and we expect…
Strengthening the commitment: living the commitment
In the past three years learning disability nurses have expanded their skills, knowledge and competencies, developed measurable outcomes and evidence-based interventions, have significantly strengthened their research skills, and are creating a critical mass of leaders to effect further change. Find out more.
The keys to life – improving quality of life for people with learning disabilities
The implementation framework and priorities sets out the vision, expected outcomes and highlights key themes to focus delivery during 2015–2017, and reflects the key messages from people with learning disabilities. Find out more.