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Ginny Tyler

Learning Disabilities Specialist

Posts by Ginny Tyler:

29th March 2016

Coughs, sneezes and other nasties

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

How easy is it to involve service users in basic infection control? I'm on the train again, which seems to be...

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17th March 2016

Pills for everything?

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

People with learning disability risk using inappropriate medication due to a lack of insight and poor communication. In 2015 a body...

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09th March 2016

Stand up, speak up! – Hate Crime & Disability

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

Why, in an enlightened society, do we still persist in alienating and bullying people with disability? The Home Office issues an...

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03rd March 2016

Culture and Practice

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

Another news item about abuse in care services has me thinking about how we embed a positive culture strong enough...

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26th February 2016

Kip

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

Never underestimate the value of a good night’s sleep; why do people with a learning disability sometimes suffer with sleep...

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19th February 2016

Paws for Thought

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

Pets are a central part of many people’s lives, but does that include people in residential care? I was staying away...

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12th February 2016

Absence of choice

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

We often forget that in organising and providing ‘ordinary’ lives for service users, there is something rather precious we omit...

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06th February 2016

How to move people without tears

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

Making sure your staff use safe moving and handling techniques is one thing; making this client centred can be quite...

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29th January 2016

Is it on the trolley?

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

Are we really offering people choices about their lives, or is the choice defined by what we make available, rather...

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20th January 2016

Strangers on a Train

Ginny Tyler Learning Disabilities Specialist

Sometimes not knowing what to do can mean you don't do anything. Is our typical British reserve its own handicap? For...

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