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Client Relations
Disabled clients - being aware of their special needs
  1. Alison Hudd

    Alison Hudd qualified as a veterinary nurse in 1970 and as a Registered Mental Nurse in 1977. She ran her own registered home for mentally handicapped adults until 1989. She is currently working part time in a veterinary practice.


THE Disability Discrimination Act 1996 requires that disabled people are treated no less favourably than able-bodied people. As Alison Hudd explains in this article, simply being aware of the many forms of disability, and being able to cope with them thoughtfully and sensitively, can make a visit to the vet much less of an ordeal for a disabled client.

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