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MSc (Interprofessional Studies – Learning Disability), RNLD, RMN, DN (Wales), Cert ED (FE), CMS (NHS), Prince2 Practitioner.


As a registered nurse for people with learning disabilities and mental health needs Ian has had a varied career.

He has worked in Institutional settings and was part of a resettlement programme supporting people in their move to community living.

Awards and Prizes


WNB/ University of Glamorgan research Fellowship


Pathway Leader BSc Community Health Studies (learning disabilities), Module manager, BSc Health and Social Care, BSc Nursing (learning Disability), BSc Community Health Studies,
Personal tutor


Mansell I, Wilson C (2009) Current perceptions of respite care: experiences of family and informal carers of people with a learning disability Journal Intellectual Disabilities 255-267

Dixon S and Mansell I (2007) Chris’s story: continuing life’s journey: The challenges presented by a change of care setting due to the progression of dementia learning disability practice vol. 10; issue 10, pages 17-21

Mansell I, Wilson C, Stackhouse B (2007) A Scoping Project of Members of Cardiff and the Vale Parents Federation: Developing a Carers’ University of Glamorgan

Northway, R., Davies, R., Mansell, I., Jenkins, R. (2007) ‘Policies don’t protect people; it’s how they are implemented. Policy and practice in protecting people with learning disabilities from abuse’, IN: Social Policy and Administration, 41(1): 86-104.


Elected Member: RCN National Learning Disability Forum

Management Committee Member/ Trustee Swansea People First

Reviewer: Nursing Standard, Journal Learning Disabilities, Journal Intellectual Disabilities


Current research

The ethical implications of using patient in the development of clinical skills for student nurses

Recently disseminated research

A Scoping Project of Members of Cardiff and the Vale Parents Federation: Developing a Carers’ Perspective

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