This value must be implied in a nursing approach for the care of patients having been diagnosed for learning disability/mental illness along with this claim, the notion of a disease in the mental care must be given up as the center of mental health care and instead look at the patient as a person (barker, 2004. Faculty of intellectual disability reflections on my learning disability experience i never thought that i would be able to enjoy my psychiatry posting in medical school as much as i eventually did.
For someone that has been diagnosed with a learning disability, learning in workplace at the time when i started to work as a registered nurse in a new workplace after demonstrate an understanding of human rights legislation and reflect on its implication for people with a learning disability this reflection looks at personal. Confounding expectations: reflection on simulation with learning disability service users andrew southgate department of nursing and applied clinical studies, faculty of health and social care, canterbury christ.
Nursing times recently reported on the findings of a cochrane systematic review into the impact of nurses working as substitutes for primary care doctors more expert opinion. The purpose of this reflective essay is to reflect on learning disabilities, focusing on mental health and psychological well-being it provides a critical investigation of the assessment process formal and informal assessments application of legal, ethical, and socio-political factors to the process and the role and function of the nursing profession to the theory and practice of assessment. Pollock (2011) states that it is 'beneficial' for patients with learning disabilities to be cared for by nurses who have a good knowledge of speciality learning disability title: gibbs' model reflection on learning disability and mental health placement description:.
Learning disabilities learning disabilities students with special needs, a learning disability or communication disorders can learn the curriculum and can understand what is going on in the classroom the only difference that they have from the other students is that they learn the information in a different way. (1) area of reflection : communication insight area learning disabilities your reflection communicating within the learning disabilities area of nursing is a very complex task which encompasses multiple barriers such as blindness, selective mutisim and deafness moreover this can be even further complicated by culture, language barriers. Today we are delighted to share the student nurse perspective on learning disability nursing from student nurse amy wixey, a rising star from the university of chester i remember my first day like it was yesterday, as a student learning disability nurse that day was the most exciting and the most nerve-racking day of my life. Therefore, nurses can develop the skills needed to work with the learning disabled population by inviting learning disability nurses to take part in group reflection this gives the group the opportunity to share/discuss skills and knowledge in the context of specific practice examples.
Nurses can lead on improving outcomes and patient experience nursing times recently reported on the findings of a cochrane systematic review into the impact of nurses working as substitutes for primary care doctors. Students of many healthcare fields were present including: adult and paediatric nurses, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, midwives, paramedics, mental health nurses, and radiographers i was the only student learning disability nurse present.
It offers the student the opportunity to develop technical clinical skill with in a challenging nursing environment the english national and department of health (2001b) define mentorship as the role of the nurse who facilitates learning and supervises and assess students in the practical setting. On my journey becoming a registered nurse: learning disability i have embraced every learning opportunity offered to myselfin the first year of university i was fortunate to have the privilege to go along to a strengthening the commitment meeting with professor ruth northway.
Confounding expectations: reflection on simulation with learning disability service users registration adult nurse education and also how to manage personal and professional anxieties related was facilitated and overseen by me and an experienced learning disability practitioner reflection on simulation.