Ruth Lee is a community learning disability nurse for Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.
She has worked with adults with a learning disability, autism or both who present with behaviours that are considered challenging for six years.
Ruth works with people and their circle of support to use positive behaviour support (PBS). PBS helps us to understand the reasons behind a person’s behaviour.
Her overall aim is to help improve the quality of life of people with a learning disability, autism or both.