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Peter Griffin Discipline Lead, learning Disability Nursing School of Nursing and Midwifery Queen ’ s University Belfast 90975811 [email protected] 5 Health and Social Care Trusts ( Population of Northern Ireland 1.8 million).

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Peter griffin discipline lead learning disability nursing school of nursing and midwifery

Peter Griffin

Discipline Lead, learning Disability Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Queen’s University Belfast

90975811

[email protected]


5 health and social care trusts population of northern ireland 1 8 million

5 Health and Social Care Trusts(Population of Northern Ireland 1.8 million)


Structure of health and social care services in northern ireland

Structure of Health and Social Care services in Northern Ireland

  • Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

  • Public Health Agency / Health and Social Care Board

  • Five Health and Social Care Trusts

  • Local Commissioning Groups

  • Population: 1.8 million people

  • 16 636 people with learning disability (2003 administrative prevalence)

  • 85% of people live at home or with relatives


Peter griffin discipline lead learning disability nursing school of nursing and midwifery

QUB

  • Queen’s University, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Belfast is the sole provider of pre-registration Learning Disability Nursing in Northern Ireland. (since 1997)

  • Students may gain practice experience within each of the 5 Trusts

  • All Fields will gain Learning Disability Nursing experience through enhancement, spoke opportunities and co-operative learning with significant service user involvement

  • Post-registration learning opportunities are available. University of Ulster offers post-registration opportunities as well.


Practice experience

Practice Experience

  • Although three hospital sites remain,

  • Muckamore Abbey, Antrim

  • Longstone, Armagh

  • Lakeview, Derry

  • They are now mainly refurbished and functioning as Treatment and Assessment Units.

  • Majority of experience gained within Community nursing service within each Trust area & independent,voluntary and charitable establishments across Northern Ireland


Current numbers of students learning disability

Current numbers of students (Learning Disability)

  • 30 commissioned places each September

  • Following a recent recruitment campaign and a move to a September intake, student numbers have increased dramatically!


Peter griffin discipline lead learning disability nursing school of nursing and midwifery

UU

  • Adult and mental health students at Ulster

  • Opportunities for nursing students to engage with people who have learning disabilities

  • worksheets to demonstrate students work with people with learning disability across year one, two and three

  • Use of Lilliput theatre company


Peter griffin discipline lead learning disability nursing school of nursing and midwifery

  • ‘Bringing it all back home’


Peter griffin discipline lead learning disability nursing school of nursing and midwifery

  • The 2010 NMC standards for pre-registration give us an opportunity to bring the competencies required to care for people with a learning disability closer to the family of nursing and place particular emphasis within the other three fields and including midwifery.


Peter griffin discipline lead learning disability nursing school of nursing and midwifery

  • Shift happens!

  • (and that’s not a spelling mistake)


The challenges ahead

The challenges ahead?

  • Ensuring Learning Disability nursing has significant presence in other fields particularly in Schools where Learning Disability nursing is not commissioned.

  • Ensuring the experience of families and carers is used to drive up standards

  • shift attitudes and ensure that people with learning disabilities are treated with dignity and respect

  • Joining the patches


Making it personal

‘ ‘Making it personal’

Owen Barr – University of Ulster


Finally a few pics

Finally a few pics.........


Titanic signature building

Titanic signature building


That s my new house

That’s my new house!


The av suite

The AV suite!


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