Working with People with Learning Disabilities


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About the authors:

Karina Marshall-Tate

Karina Marshall-Tate

Consultant Nurse | Learning Disabilities

Karina is the learning disability nurse consultant at SLaM. She is an experienced learning disability nurse who has worked across specialist inpatient and community services in south London for people with a learning disability and additional mental illness.

Karina’s areas of special interest are in the mental health needs of adults with learning disabilities and education and training to enhance clinical practice and workforce development. She led a two-year project scoping the education and training needs of clinicians in relation to learning disabilities and developing and delivering training initiatives such as eLearning, clinical simulation and skills-based conferences to enhance clinical practice and reduce health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities.

Jean O'Hara

Dr Jean O'Hara

Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning (Intellectual) Disabilities | South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Originally from Hong Kong, Dr O'Hara is passionate about improving quality of care and developing future generations of clinicians.

Her clinical and academic interests have focused on ethnicity and diversity, parents with learning disabilities, inequalities in healthcare and health outcomes for disadvantaged and vulnerable populations, particularly those with learning disabilities and mental illness.

Course design:

Paul GIllary

Paul Gillary

Learning Technologist | King's Health Partners

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