Learning Disabilities

1st Edition

Themes and Perspectives

Authors:

  • Anne Markwick
  • Alan Parrish
    • Electronic ISBN 9780702037702

    Description

    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.

    Key Features

    • A practice-focused guide to the implementation of patient-centred care for learning-disabled clients

    • Studies based on real cases relate chapter themes to clinical practice

    • Discusses sensitive issues such as sexuality and spirituality, opening new avenues to enhanced care in difficult circumstances

    Table of Contents

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

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2003
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702037702