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This site was created in 2018 in order to progress the work of the Foundation of Nursing Studies in  generating a new narrative about learning disability nursing so as this branch of the profession is recognised as an attractive career offering vital expertise and support to people across all care sectors.

Share your experiences and views through our Celebrate Me Survey and through this wordpress site.

To complete our survey on the importance and impact of  learning disability nursing  please click on the link below.  All contributions welcome.

http://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZWYF769

Celebrate Me: Evidencing the Impact and Securing the Future of Learning Disability Nursing

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‘Celebrate Me’ Art Work

The art work was produced by the service users, families and staff at Pathways, Exemplar Healthcare.

The idea behind the art work was that celebrate me – was about celebrating our service users. We looked at what each individual enjoyed doing and gave each person a letter. Then with the staff’s knowledge of the service users who have a profound learning disability we identified objects to put into the letters.

The service users then with the support of the staff designed and decorated their letter. Staff painted the initial outlines and the service users stuck the pictures to the letter.

The other letters – as we only have 8 service users we decided to use the art materials they enjoy using e.g. sticking materials, pompoms etc.

Yvonne Callingham-Home Manager