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Simulation training to support healthcare professionals to meet the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities

“Simulation training to support healthcare professionals to meet the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities” discusses the preliminary findings of a simulation training course ran with healthcare professionals for working with individuals who have intellectual disabilities. Attitudes, communication skills, reasonable adjustments, inter-professional and multi-disciplinary working, and key knowledge were all highlighted as being improved by the course. The findings were encouraging and suggested that simulation training is a valuable resource.

Billon, G., Attoe, C., Marshall-Tate, K., Riches, S., Wheildon, J., & Cross, S. (2016). Simulation training to support healthcare professionals to meet the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities.

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