Learning Disabilities

Themes and Perspectives

Edited by

  • Anne Markwick, RNLD, BA(Hons), Director of Nursing/Principal Lecturer (Joint Appointment)
  • Alan Parrish, RNLD, Independent Nurse Practitioner, Surrey, UK

It also looks at 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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Book information

  • Published: April 2003
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-4956-8


Table of Contents

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