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Caring for People with Learning Disabilities

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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780470033029

Featuring 11 chapters, each one with a detailed glossary, Learning to Care for People with Learning Disabilities is designed to be used as a reference book in either the clinical setting, classroom Chapters are re-divided into discrete sections reflecting contemporary Learning Disability nursing practice. Caring for the physical and mental health of people with learning disabilities. [David Perry;] -- People with learning disabilities are at greater risk of physical and psychiatric illness than the population at large, but their health needs are often not adequately book is a.

  The healthcare regulator, the Care Quality Commission, recently published a report on the long-term segregation of people with learning disabilities in .   In order to help the person who has dementia a Life Story Book should be made. This is because the memory rolls back with time. It ensures that the whole care team can meet the person in the various places of their life. The images give them a mutual snapshot upon which to connect. A.

  Caring for people with learning disabilities who are dyingNoelle Blackman and Stuart ToddWorth Publishing, ISBN , £STAR RATING: 4/5This short handbook is aimed at support staff in learning difficulties services, writes Mandy Johnson. It strikes a balance between factual information and sensitive examination of difficult questions, such as supporting someone to . Featuring 11 chapters, each one with a detailed glossary, Learning to Care for People with Learning Disabilities is designed to be used as a reference book in either the clinical setting, classroom or at home. Chapters are re-divided into discrete sections reflecting contemporary Learning Disability nursing .


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Caring for People with Learning Disabilities is a practice-based handbook with an up-to-date evidence base that challenges and encourages carers to develop a questioning approach to care provision. It emphasises the important relationship between theory and practice and helps those who care for people with a learning disability to understand fundamental aspects of clinical practice, in 4/5(2).

Featuring 11 chapters, each one with a detailed glossary, Learning to Care for People with Learning Disabilities is designed to be used as a reference book in either the clinical setting, classroom or at home.

Chapters are re-divided into discrete sections reflecting contemporary Learning Disability nursing practice. References to care in a range of primary and secondary care settings are made.

People with a severe learning disability (also called profound and multiple learning disability) will need more care and support with areas such as mobility, personal care and communication. In the UK, 1 in 50 people have a learning disability. It’s thought that up to 1 in 4 people with a learning disability have a severe disability.

Caring for People with Learning Disabilities is a concise introduction for nursing and healthcare students who are non-specialist in learning disability nursing.

The book covers all aspects of the care and support of people with learning disabilities to help the non-specialist understand their individual needs and provide better care. "Caring for People with Learning Disabilities" is an introductory textbook for those new to learning disability care, and will assist anyone who is commencing a career in this field.

This book teaches students the importance of caring for the physical and psychological needs of people with learning disabilities, and is written in an easy to /5(7). Caring for people with learning disabilities / edited by Ian Peate, Debra Fearns.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (pbk.: alk. paper) I would like to dedicate this book to the many adults with learning disabilities I have had the pleasure to meet and work with over the years, who have.

Caring for People with Learning Disabilities will help to improve the quality of care provided to people with learning disabilities. It is a practical introduction for health care workers, student nurses and registered nurses who are not learning The book is easy to use and jargon-free with clearly defined learning.

Members connect with others caring for someone with a learning disability to offer and receive support, share tips, triumphs, information and challenges. Short breaks for people with a learning disability. As a carer it is important to get a rest from your caring role and take time for yourself.

As well as being an opportunity for the person. How to support people with learning disabilities 5 Most people with a learning disability can use these things in the same way as everyone else.

Help with using computers, tablets and mobile phones People with a learning disability and hearing or sight problems can use special computer apps to help them understand information. We surveyed more than 1, family members and carers of people with a learning disability in the UK; 69% reported further cuts to their social care.

A consistent theme throughout the book is equality of opportunity for people with learning disabilities to achieve good health. There is now substantial evidence that people with learning disabilities have poorer health than the general population, are more likely to have multiple health needs, and can experience difficulties in having their illnesses diagnosed and treated promptly.

General Hospital Care for People with Learning Disabilities is a comprehensive resource for those health professionals in a general hospital setting who may come into contact with people with learning disabilities.

The book explores the nature of learning disabilities and highlights specific healthcare needs. It takes the reader through all the Cited by: 2. Caring for people with learning disabilities Caring for people with learning disabilities The books seeks to answer fundamental questions around key issues such as the underpinning principles that should guide practice, moving on to defining what a learning disability is and the importance of communication.

The important skills necessary to work in partnership with people. Caring for People with Learning Disabilities £ PDF Martin T. Biegelman. The vast majority of children, and over one third of adults with learning disabilities known to social services in England (Hatton, ), live with family carers.

Even when people with learning disabilities do not live with family carers, various family members are typically involved in their lives and may provide care and support. Family members will also have known their relative for a long. S Hollins, J Bernal and M Gregory Books Beyond Words, ISBN This book is aimed at people with learning disabilities, their carers and health professionals in the hospital setting.

"The reason people become learning disabilities nurses are varied but one thing is universal, they make a vital contribution to the care and welfare of vulnerable people”. (Public Health Nursing Division,Strengthening the commitment: one year on).

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. General Hospital Care for People with Learning Disabilities is a comprehensive resource for those health professionals in a general hospital setting who may come into contact with people with learning disabilities.

The book explores the nature of learning disabilities and. Book 3: Palliative Care, End of Life Care and Bereavement; The books can be ordered free of charge from the Macmillan website. The Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities Network also provides a list of resources designed for people with learning disabilities.

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities gives advice and support. The Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing, 2nd edition, has been comprehensively updated throughout and brings together the contributions of leading practitioners and academics from the UK, the Republic of Ireland, and further beyond, in an authoritative text that provides essential facts and information on nurses working with people with intellectual disabilities.Caring for People with Learning Disabilities is a concise introduction to the subject which covers all aspects of the care and support of the learning disabilities patient, for the non-specialist.

Written in a jargon-free style, the book has numerous practical examples and case studies to really help the reader frame the special requirements of.MacIntyre is a national charity that has been supporting people with learning disabilities for over 50 years. With research indicating that people with a learning disability are more likely to develop dementia, and earlier, there is a challenge to understand how best to provide effective care.