“The reason people become learning disabilities nurses are varied but one thing is universal, they make a vital contribution to the care and welfare of vulnerable people”. (Public Health Nursing Division, 2014, Strengthening the commitment: one year on).
Chaplin E (2016) An introduction to supporting the mental health of people with intellectual disabilities: a guide for professionals, support staff and families, Hove: Pavilion Publishing And Media Ltd
Royal College of Nursing (2014) Learning from the past - setting out the future: developing learning disability nursing in the United Kingdom. An RCN position statement on the role of the learning disability nurse. London: RCN.
Our Permanent Collection consists of nursing specific core items and rare items. It is viewable by appointment at the RCN Library and Heritage Centre. Here is a small selection of items from our collection.
Gibson J (1958) Mental deficiency nursing, London: Faber and Faber.