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Tough Topics in LD

Tough Topics in LD

By theldphysio

A podcast focussing on the less discussed areas of learning disability practice - however hard they might be.
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Tough Topics in LD Episode 10 - Reading statement of Laura Booth's parents

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Tough Topics in LD S2 Ep 2 "Thriving in Challenging Times" with Charlotte Flynn
Tough Topics in LD S2 Ep 2 "Thriving in Challenging Times" with Charlotte Flynn
Today, Alistair is joined by Charlotte Flynn to discuss all things: siblings with learning disabilities coaching how to thrive in times of challenge. Charlotte can be contacted on Instagram @CharlotteFlynnCoaching Alistair is available through his website www.TheLDPhysio.com Shaun is contactable on Twitter @Shaun_LDNurse
49:35
March 29, 2022
Tough Topics in LD On the Outside Looking in with Jack Chew
Tough Topics in LD On the Outside Looking in with Jack Chew
Today we're joined by Jack Chew for his take on Learning Disability practice as someone who "looks in" on what we are all doing, giving his take on where we are good and where we can improve. Jack can be found on Twitter @JackAChew Find us Alistair  Twitter @TheLDphysio Instagram :@_theLDphysio_ www.theldphysio.com  Shaun Twitter @Shaun_LDNurse
58:29
July 20, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 10 - Reading statement of Laura Booth's parents
Tough Topics in LD Episode 10 - Reading statement of Laura Booth's parents
Please take some time to listen to this statement at the conclusion of the inquest into Laura Booth's premature death.
06:29
April 30, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 9 - Looking Forwards With Trepidation - an LD Physio Short
Tough Topics in LD Episode 9 - Looking Forwards With Trepidation - an LD Physio Short
Today Alistair shares his thoughts about the looming challenge of waiting list pressures on the country.
07:00
April 29, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 11 - Taking a Breath - the importance of Respiratory Support in LD
Tough Topics in LD Episode 11 - Taking a Breath - the importance of Respiratory Support in LD
With Shaun still on clinical placement, Alistair chats to Sian Midwinter, director of Midwinter Physiotherapy and The Lung Physio UK on the importance of respiratory support and people with Learning Disabilities.
41:19
April 29, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 8 Learning from the Pandemic
Tough Topics in LD Episode 8 Learning from the Pandemic
Today Alistair is joined by Sarah Clayton from Simple Stuff Works. We are reflecting on what Sarah and her team have learned as equipment providers in the past year and giving some tips for how healthcare practitioners can adapt. In the podcast we talk about  Complex Care in Lockdown series https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLx7Dyp1wZw_v90WLWexpbBGrp8SLhk_Ag Arjo Gallery https://www.arjo.com/int/insights/mobility-gallery/special-care-mobility-gallery/
36:39
April 09, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 7 - unlawful DNACPRs
Tough Topics in LD Episode 7 - unlawful DNACPRs
Today Shaun and Alistair get straight into it following the CQC report released.
17:27
March 18, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 6 - Vaccinations and Learning Disabilities
Tough Topics in LD Episode 6 - Vaccinations and Learning Disabilities
Alistair and Shaun are joined by Neil Crowther from Social Care Futures to talk vaccination and messaging around learning disabilities. Follow us on twitter @toughtopicsinLD Alistair @theLDphysio Shaun @Shaun_LDNurse
32:59
March 16, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 5 "PROPER JOB!"
Tough Topics in LD Episode 5 "PROPER JOB!"
Today we welcome Sam Abdulla - Learning Disability Nurse Lecturer onto the show to discuss professionalism and what makes a profession. You can engage with us on Twitter @toughtopicsinLD. Alistair @theldphysio Shaun @Shaun_LDNurse
37:51
March 16, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 4 - Giving a S@%t, Pelvic Health and Learning Disability
Tough Topics in LD Episode 4 - Giving a S@%t, Pelvic Health and Learning Disability
Today we are joined by Senior Specialist Physiotherapist Kirsty Huntington and award winning pelvic health specialist and comedian Elaine Miller. You can engage with us on Twitter @toughtopicsinLD. Alistair @theldphysio Shaun @Shaun_LDNurse
59:46
March 16, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 3 - Burning Bridges - Who Holds The Matches?
Tough Topics in LD Episode 3 - Burning Bridges - Who Holds The Matches?
Today Alistair and Shaun are joined by Helen Hassell to talk about the importance of practitioner/family relationships and the consequences of when they go wrong. You can engage with us on Twitter @toughtopicsinLD. Alistair @theldphysio Shaun @Shaun_LDNurse
54:28
March 16, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 2 - Is Silence Golden?
Tough Topics in LD Episode 2 - Is Silence Golden?
Today Alistair and Shaun express their views on professionalism and the voice of the professional in relation to learning disability advocacy. You can engage with us on Twitter @toughtopicsinLD. Alistair @theldphysio Shaun @Shaun_LDNurse
27:23
March 16, 2021
Tough Topics in LD Episode 1
Tough Topics in LD Episode 1
Welcome to Tough Topics in Learning Disabilities (LD). Today is a chance to get to know who we are, why we are here and what we are all about. You can engage with us on Twitter @toughtopicsinLD. Alistair @theldphysio Shaun @Shaun_LDNurse
16:33
March 16, 2021