Month: January 2017

Month: January 2017

Learning disabilities: Identifying and managing mental health problems

The role of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services. Patients and healthcare professionals have rights and responsibilities as set out in the NHS Constitution for England. Treatment and care should be centred on the patient, …

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Sleep and Head Banging

Head banging is just one of the issues that our Sleep Practitioners can help families with. It’s a difficult behaviour to eradicate because it generally happens while the child is sleeping. Often it’s only possible to manage the behaviour rather than being able to remove it entirely. Often it’s the noise that the child makes while …

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Teenage Sleep

Back in 2015, Sarah Coldrey, our Sleep Practitioner in the South West met with the Hunter family from Brixham. The Hunters have three children and their eldest son, who has ADHD was having sleep issues. The fifteen year old wasn’t falling asleep until 5am most days and was missing a lot of school. She recommended …

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