Learning Disabilities - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750649568, 9780702037702

Learning Disabilities

1st Edition

Themes and Perspectives

Editors: Anne Markwick Alan Parrish
Paperback ISBN: 9780750649568
eBook ISBN: 9780702037702
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 30th April 2003


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.


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About the Editor

Anne Markwick

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Nursing/Principal Lecturer (Joint Appointment)

Alan Parrish

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Nurse Practitioner, Surrey, UK