Department:School of Nursing and Midwifery
Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery
Pepsi Takawira has experience in mental health and learning disability nursing in secure environments, and also Fitness to Practice for pre-and post-registration nursing.
Pepsi Takawira qualified as a learning disability and mental health Nurse in 1996. After qualifying, she worked in medium secure earning disability and mental health services with people who have enduring mental illness and behaviours that challenge. Through this experience Pepsi enhanced her understanding of working with individuals with complex needs and offending behaviours. She's been lecturing since 2005.
Takawira, P. (2010) Managing pathways from secure conditions to the community Understanding Mentally disordered sex offenders CEOP London. United Kingdom
Takawira, P. (2006) Sexual health and relationship skills with men who have intellectual disabilities The 5th International conference for the care and treatment of offenders with Learning Disabilities: University of Central Lancashire; United Kingdom
Takawira, P. (2006) Experience and perceptions of aggression and its management from staff working within adult learning disability services. 2nd Cambridgeshire Annual Nursing Conference: HSHS Cambridge United Kingdom