Supporting People with Learning Disabilities in Health and Social Care


Author: Eric Broussine,Kim Scarborough
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446292282
Category: Medical
Page: 232
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This reflective and evidence-based book will equip students as well as professionals who work with people with learning disabilities in primary, secondary and specialist healthcare settings, with the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively with people with learning disabilities. Chapters - written by leading academics and practitioners in the learning disabilities field - examine and discuss core issues, while a case-study approach ensures a solid grounding in practical skills. This practical element is further reinforced by the inclusion of service-user and practitioner 'voices', whose lived experiences make the book even more engaging, as well as a range of reflective exercises and regular opportunities for readers to self-audit their learning. Reflecting the multi-professional nature of services for people with learning disabilities, this book will help practitioners and students make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities who access health and social care environments.

Supporting People with Learning Disabilities in Health and Social Care


Author: Eric Broussine,Kim Scarborough
Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited
ISBN: 9781849200844
Category: Medical
Page: 232
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Supporting People with Learning Disabilities in Health and Social Care is a reflective and evidence-based book that will equip students and professionals with the knowledge and skills they need. Chapters discuss core issues, while a case-study approach ensures a solid grounding in practical skills. This practical element is further reinforced by the inclusion of service-user and practitioner 'voices', whose lived experiences make the book even more engaging, as well as a range of reflective exercises and regular opportunities for readers to self-audit their learning.

Supporting People with Learning Disabilities in Health and Social Care


Author: Eric Broussine,Kim Scarborough
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446254321
Category: Medical
Page: 232
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This reflective and evidence-based book will equip students as well as professionals who work with people with learning disabilities in primary, secondary and specialist healthcare settings, with the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively with people with learning disabilities. Chapters - written by leading academics and practitioners in the learning disabilities field - examine and discuss core issues, while a case-study approach ensures a solid grounding in practical skills. This practical element is further reinforced by the inclusion of service-user and practitioner 'voices', whose lived experiences make the book even more engaging, as well as a range of reflective exercises and regular opportunities for readers to self-audit their learning. Reflecting the multi-professional nature of services for people with learning disabilities, this book will help practitioners and students make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities who access health and social care environments.

An Introduction to Supporting People with a Learning Disability


Author: Elaine Hardie,Liz Tilly
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 0857257099
Category: Social Science
Page: 144
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Will enable you to provide good support to people with a learning disability and can be used towards a range of level 2 qualifications.

Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care


Author: Stacey Atkinson,Joanne Lay,Su McAnelly,Malcolm Richardson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317818938
Category: Medical
Page: 580
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Many practitioners within health and social care come into contact with people with intellectual disabilities and want to work in ways that are beneficial to them by making reasonable adjustments in order to meet clients’ needs and expectations. Yet the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities continues to be a neglected area, where unnecessary suffering and premature deaths continue to prevail. This text provides a comprehensive insight into intellectual disability healthcare. It is aimed at those who are training in the field of intellectual disability nursing and also untrained practitioners who work in both health and social care settings. Divided into five sections, it explores how a wide range of biological, health, psychological and social barriers impact upon people with learning disability, and includes: Six guiding principles used to adjust, plan and develop meaningful and accessible health and social services Assessment, screening and diagnosis of intellectual disability across the life course Addressing lifelong health needs Psychological and psychotherapeutic issues, including sexuality, behavioural and mental health needs, bereavement, and ethical concerns. The changing professional roles and models of meeting the needs of people with intellectual and learning disabilities. Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care provides a wide-ranging overview of what learning disability professionals’ roles are and provides insight into what health and social care practitioners might do to assist someone with intellectual disabilities when specific needs arise.

Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Understanding the Context, a Care Quality Guide for Health and Social Care Staff and Carers
Author: Rorie Fulton,Kate Richardson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781909810938
Category: Learning disabled
Page: 97
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Learning Disability Nursing

Modern Day Practice
Author: Bob Gates,Kay Mafuba
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482215594
Category: Medical
Page: 299
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Learning Disability Nursing: Modern Day Practice provides a solid foundation that allows health care practitioners to care for and/or support people with learning disabilities in a range of health and social care settings and scenarios. The book addresses learning disability nursing from various perspectives, including history and modern-day practice, role in promoting health and well-being, interventions with mental health, addressing profound disability and people with complex needs, care across the lifespan, forensic settings, and the future of learning disability nursing. The book also includes patient perspectives and narratives as well as clinically relevant information linked to NMC and An Bord Altranais competencies. This book is essential reading for anyone studying learning disabilities as part of a nursing, health, or social care course as well as a useful resource for the wider family of nurses and health and social care professionals at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Those in practice will also benefit from this valuable resource.

Working with People with Learning Disabilities

Theory and Practice
Author: Honor Woods,David Thomas
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1846423910
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 288
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A comprehensive introduction to working with people with learning disabilities, this guide provides the theoretical understanding needed to inform good practice and to help improve the quality of life of people within this group. Using accessible language and case examples, the authors discuss both psychological and practical theories, including: * person-centred and behavioural approaches * anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive approaches * systems theory * task centred approach * role theory. Emphasising empowerment and inclusion of those with learning disabilities, they relate theory to issues such as loss and bereavement, sexuality and social stigma. They also provide guidance for practitioners on social policy and legislation and explore crisis intervention, values and ethics, advocacy and joint agency work, making this an extremely useful resource for social workers, nurses, teachers care workers and others working with people with learning disabilities.

Communicating effectively with people with a learning disability


Author: Sue Thurman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857255118
Category: Social Science
Page: 80
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If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Communicating effectively. It explain how communication affects all aspects of your work, including relationships, and provides guidance on how to overcome barriers to good communication. The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

Equality and inclusion for learning disability workers


Author: Rorie Fulton,Kate Richardson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780857255150
Category: Social Science
Page: 80
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If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Equality and Inclusion. It shows the importance of understanding issues of equality and inclusion in your role and of working in an inclusive way. The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

Promoting Positive Behaviour

When Supporting People with a Learning Disability and People with Autism
Author: Sharon Paley
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857257137
Category: Social Science
Page: 132
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This book will support your learning about promoting positive behaviour and can be used to achieve the level 3 unit – Promote positive behaviour.

Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care


Author: Stacey Atkinson,Joanne Lay,Su McAnelly,Malcolm Richardson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131781892X
Category: Medical
Page: 598
View: 2783
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Many practitioners within health and social care come into contact with people with intellectual disabilities and want to work in ways that are beneficial to them by making reasonable adjustments in order to meet clients’ needs and expectations. Yet the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities continues to be a neglected area, where unnecessary suffering and premature deaths continue to prevail. This text provides a comprehensive insight into intellectual disability healthcare. It is aimed at those who are training in the field of intellectual disability nursing and also untrained practitioners who work in both health and social care settings. Divided into five sections, it explores how a wide range of biological, health, psychological and social barriers impact upon people with learning disability, and includes: Six guiding principles used to adjust, plan and develop meaningful and accessible health and social services Assessment, screening and diagnosis of intellectual disability across the life course Addressing lifelong health needs Psychological and psychotherapeutic issues, including sexuality, behavioural and mental health needs, bereavement, and ethical concerns. The changing professional roles and models of meeting the needs of people with intellectual and learning disabilities. Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care provides a wide-ranging overview of what learning disability professionals’ roles are and provides insight into what health and social care practitioners might do to assist someone with intellectual disabilities when specific needs arise.

Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities

A Guide for Professionals and Carers
Author: Robin Grey
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857003638
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 176
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Losing a loved one and coping with the subsequent adjustments that follow are a difficult fact of life, but people with learning disabilities face specific difficulties in processing and managing these changes. Adopting an integrative approach, this book acknowledges the importance of helping relationships in supporting this vulnerable group through periods of loss and bereavement. The author explains how to engage the person with a learning disability in talking therapy by creating an open dialogue. Common signs of stress, factors to consider in assessing risk and advice on how best to approach difficult subjects are presented. The role of supervision in counselling and issues surrounding terminal illness are also discussed, and practical solutions offered. Professionals working in the field of learning disabilities, such as counsellors, therapists, carers and health and social care students will find this informed guide beneficial in communicating and supporting people with learning disabilities.

Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Assessment and Accommodation
Author: Noel Gregg
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606235931
Category: Psychology
Page: 316
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This book helps educators and clinicians navigate the maze of laws, policies, and scientific research relating to diagnostic and intervention decision making for adolescents and adults. Leading expert Noël Gregg provides clear guidance on how to conduct and document evidence-based assessments and select appropriate instructional and testing accommodations. --from publisher description.

Placement Learning in Community Nursing - E-book

A guide for students in practice
Author: Jane Harris,Sheila Nimmo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070205173X
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a placement in the community to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise on a community placement Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you ‘fit in’? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Titles in this series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing Each book also covers: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes

Reablement Services in Health and Social Care

A guide to practice for students and support workers
Author: Valerie Ebrahimi,Hazel Chapman
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137372656
Category: Medical
Page: 257
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This ground-breaking text book introduces the theoretical underpinnings and practical considerations of the growing area reablement. With contributions from a number of professions including occupational therapy, nursing and social work this book encourages and supports collaborative working. It also offers service user, carer and support worker perspectives, in order to offer a rounded introduction to effective reablement practices. Reablement Services in Health and Social Care develops the knowledge and understanding of students in this field on a wide range of courses – from nursing and occupational therapy to social work, counselling and beyond. It may also appeal to support staff and associated professionals already working in reablement services and associated fields of enquiry.

Challenging Behaviour and People with Learning Disabilities

A Handbook
Author: Steve Hardy,Theresa Joyce
Publisher: Pavilion Books, Limited
ISBN: 9781908066497
Category: Psychology
Page: 174
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Challeng Behaviour and People with Learning Disabilities: A handbook is an essential resource for those working with or caring for people with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges. It provides timely and essential guidance to ensure that th

Health Inequalities and People with Intellectual Disabilities


Author: Eric Emerson,Chris Hatton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521133149
Category: Medical
Page: 173
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An authoritative, evidence-based overview of the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities and how to manage these needs appropriately.

Services for People with Learning Disabilities


Author: Nigel Malin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134857756
Category: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Page: 312
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Services for People with Learning Disabilities provides a broad review of available services for people with learning disabilities. It describes the present network of services and explains the NHS and Community Care Act (1990) in terminoloy accessible to health care professionals and others engaged in this area. It looks in detail at the concepts underpinning new legislation, including care-management and assessment, quality and inspection, and inter-agency planning, and it supplies up-to-date information on current topics such as advocacy and empowerment, and recreation and leisure. An invaluable resource for all practitioners in health and community care, Services for People with Learning Disabilities will also give professionals and carers a much greater understanding of the changes and improvements that are still needed.

When Mum Died


Author: Sheila Hollins,Lester Sireling
Publisher: Books Beyond Words
ISBN: 1874439494
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 50
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When Mum Died takes a gentle, honest and straightforward approach to death in the family. The pictures tell the story of the death of a parent in a simple but moving way. The approach is non-denominational. This book will be helpful to adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities as well as to their carers and supporters. In addition, children without learning disabilities will continue to appreciate these books, which adopt a more direct approach to death than usual.