Intellectual Disability and Social Inclusion: A Critical Review

Intellectual Disability and Social Inclusion: A Critical Review

By: Martin Richard Bollard (editor)Paperback

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This book provides a unique insight into the challenges faced by people with learning disabilities trying to access mainstream health and social services and by the professionals who are trying to provide them. The combination of professional perspectives and viewpoints of people with learning disabilities themselves creates an authoritative explanation of why this group of people face the barriers they do. The contributors critique these barriers and also offer potential solutions to overcoming them. Personal reflections written by people with learning disablities on their experiences of accessing health and social care services Comprehensive coverage of policy in the four UK countries Comprehensive analysis by subject experts of practice in a range of areas, from acute health care through mental health to leisure and housing provision Accessible summaries at the end of each chapter including text for people with learning disablities


Chapter 1 One story Helena Frewin Chapter 2 A review and critique Martin Bollard Chapter 3 The legacy of 'Valuing People' in England John Turnbull Chapter 4 Policy in Scotland: implementing the 'Same as You' Michael Brown Chapter 5 Will 'Equal Lives' be achieved in Northern Ireland? Owen Barr Chapter 6 Intellectual disability with mental health problems Dave Ferguson Chapter 7 Let's be patient: hospital admissions Rick Robson and Ricky Owens. Chapter 8 Primary Care and intellectual disability Susan Brady and Martin Bollard Chapter 9 Looks like leisure? Nick Fripp and Steve Day Chapter 10 Getting into employment Sarah Maguire Chapter 11 Accessing further education Jackie Martin Chapter 12 Equal rights to housing Steven Rose Chapter 13 Ethnicity and intellectual disability Raghu Ragahvan Chapter 14 Service Users' involvement in higher education John Lahiff Chapter 15 Communication Louise Talbott and Jane Parr

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780443104183
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780443104183
  • ISBN10: 0443104182

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