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Jenkins, Robert; Northway, Ruth – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2002
Advocacy is often seen as an ideal role for nurses to undertake, especially when working with people who have a learning disability. However, advocacy is not without its risks and dilemmas for learning disability nurses. The present paper attempts to examine why people with learning disabilities may be viewed as vulnerable and why advocacy may be…
Descriptors: Nurses, Developmental Disabilities, Advocacy, Problems