This book provides a practical look at how 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.
- 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
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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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2003
- 30th April 2003
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Director of Nursing/Principal Lecturer (Joint Appointment)
Independent Nurse Practitioner, Surrey, UK