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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

Queen’s University Belfast

90975811

[email protected]

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
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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!
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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
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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.

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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

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