Learning Disabilities: Themes and Perspectives

Learning Disabilities: Themes and Perspectives

By: Anne Markwick (editor), Alan Parrish (editor)Paperback

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This book provides a practical look at the way in which the care of those with learning disabilities is changing from an autocratic to a democratic approach, encouraging clients to become more responsible for their own treatment regimes. The authors examine the implications for learning-disabled clients when directives from policy-makers have to be implemented. This is a book that is rooted in real-life situations, showing how the profession can have the client at the centre of their concerns, whilst still complying with Policy. It is a book that will be of practical use to all nurses working with learning-disabled clients and takes a unique approach to the subject.

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Foreword; Introduction; Abuse; Sexuality; Dual Diagnosis; Health Promotion; Moving On; Bereavement and Loss; Community; Education; Day Services; Planning, monitoring; Spirituality; Conclusion.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780750649568
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9780750649568
  • weight: 402
  • ISBN10: 0750649569

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