Assessing health needs in people with severe learning disabilities: a qualitative approach.

@article{Callan1995AssessingHN,
  title={Assessing health needs in people with severe learning disabilities: a qualitative approach.},
  author={L. Joseph Callan and Toni Gilbert and K Golding and T Lockyer and K O Rafter},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={295-302}
}
The nursing assessment, and the contribution it makes to the identification of an individual's health needs, is often a complex and multidimensional process. This is always true when the individual concerned has a severe learning disability. The nurse should develop the assessment in partnership with individuals who may experience major communication… CONTINUE READING