Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care

Author: Stacey Atkinson,Joanne Lay,Su McAnelly,Malcolm Richardson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317818938

Category: Medical

Page: 580

View: 7387

Many practitioners within health and social care come into contact with people with intellectual disabilities and want to work in ways that are beneficial to them by making reasonable adjustments in order to meet clients’ needs and expectations. Yet the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities continues to be a neglected area, where unnecessary suffering and premature deaths continue to prevail. This text provides a comprehensive insight into intellectual disability healthcare. It is aimed at those who are training in the field of intellectual disability nursing and also untrained practitioners who work in both health and social care settings. Divided into five sections, it explores how a wide range of biological, health, psychological and social barriers impact upon people with learning disability, and includes: Six guiding principles used to adjust, plan and develop meaningful and accessible health and social services Assessment, screening and diagnosis of intellectual disability across the life course Addressing lifelong health needs Psychological and psychotherapeutic issues, including sexuality, behavioural and mental health needs, bereavement, and ethical concerns. The changing professional roles and models of meeting the needs of people with intellectual and learning disabilities. Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care provides a wide-ranging overview of what learning disability professionals’ roles are and provides insight into what health and social care practitioners might do to assist someone with intellectual disabilities when specific needs arise.

Intellectual Disability: Social Approaches

Social Approaches

Author: Race, David

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 033522136X

Category: Medical

Page: 262

View: 3558

Based on the author's own experience from over 30 years in the field, this thought-provoking book offers a comparative study of services for people with intellectual disabilities in 7 countries.

Participatory Research in Palliative Care

Actions and reflections

Author: Jo Hockley,Katherine Froggatt,Katharina Heimerl

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191651990

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 3919

Participatory research is a relatively new method of researching practice especially within palliative care. It differs from other methodologies in that there is an expectation of action within the research process. The values that underpin participatory research are collaboration, empowerment, and reflection. In the current climate of collaboration and working with people in healthcare, participatory research methods are gaining increasing interest when there is a desire to bring about change. Organisational change is becoming an important focus as we look at ways of not only reducing costs but at the same time improving quality of care. While palliative care puts the patient and family at the centre, Participatory Research in Palliative Care discusses a new research methodology that puts practitioners at the heart of the research process as collaborators who work together with researchers to resolve problems in practice. Divided into three sections, it provides theoretical groundings of action research, a greater focus on exemplars from studies within palliative care, and discusses prominent issues when using such a methodology. All three sections are illustrated by an action research study undertaken by the author within a palliative care setting. Participatory Research in Palliative Care is written by international, multi-disciplinary authors who explore a collaborative approach to embark on research. It will appeal to health and social care professionals, academics undertaking research within palliative care, and the management of organisations where people with end of life care needs are cared for, including long-term care homes.

Intellectual Disability and Social Inclusion E-Book

A Critical Review

Author: Martin Richard Bollard

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702037850

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 3869

This book provides a unique insight into the challenges faced by people with learning disabilities trying to access mainstream health and social services and by the professionals who are trying to provide them. The combination of professional perspectives and viewpoints of people with learning disabilities themselves creates an authoritative explanation of why this group of people face the barriers they do. The contributors critique these barriers and also offer potential solutions to overcoming them. Personal reflections written by people with learning disablities on their experiences of accessing health and social care services Comprehensive coverage of policy in the four UK countries Comprehensive analysis by subject experts of practice in a range of areas, from acute health care through mental health to leisure and housing provision Accessible summaries at the end of each chapter including text for people with learning disablities

Learning Disabilities - E-Book

Towards Inclusion

Author: Helen Atherton,Debbie Crickmore

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047015

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 7769

Learning Disabilities: Toward Inclusion (formerly edited by Bob Gates) is one of the leading textbooks in this field. It offers real ways to improve quality of experience for people with learning disabilities in all areas of life. This new edition brings together a comprehensive and coherent collection of material from eminent authors with a wealth of professional backgrounds and roles. Its contemporary focus reflects practice developments including the impact of changing policy and legislation on the nature and configuration of services. The leading textbook for carers of people with learning disabilities A comprehensive overview of the field of learning disabilities care Well-written accessible content Activities, case studies, diagrams and further resources including useful web links the embedding of key themes across chapters to draw diverse material into an integrated whole. These are: person-centredness, values, the reality of practice, the range of ability, the range of services and national and international perspectives. chapters on advocacy, personal narratives and life story, inclusive research, risk, safeguarding, sensory awareness, epilepsy and end-of-life care online case studies and activities with critical-thinking questions and ‘hot links’ to web resources to extend knowledge and understanding thereby facilitating learning a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text to enable easy access and quick reference

Health Inequalities and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Author: Eric Emerson,Chris Hatton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521133149

Category: Medical

Page: 173

View: 4687

An authoritative, evidence-based overview of the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities and how to manage these needs appropriately.

New Directions in Nursing Education, An Issue of Nursing Clinics - E-Book

Author: Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455747289

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 9922

This issue of Nursing Clinics of North America, Guest Edited by Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, will focus on New Developments in Nursing Education: A Focus on Contemporary Content, Pedagogies, Deans, Trends, with article topics including: Game-based E-Learning; Incorporating Evidence-Based Care of Individuals with Developmental/Cognitive Disabilities into the Curriculum; Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduate as Faculty Members; Clinical Nursing Education Evaluation and Re-Design; Transdisciplinary Simulation; New Dean of Nursing: Lessons Learned; Promoting a Healthy Workplace for Nursing Faculty; Nursing Education Trends; Learning from Business; Focusing Curricula on Primary Care, Health Promotion, and Public Health in Light of Health Care Reform; Genetics in the Nursing Curriculum; and A National Study of Doctoral Nursing Faculty.

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry

A Practical Handbook

Author: Angela Hassiotis,Diana Andrea Barron,Ian Hall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118709853

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 9757

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry is a comprehensiveand accessible guide to the management of mental health problems inpeople with intellectual disabilities. A clear anduser-friendly handbook, it will help busy healthcare professionalsdevelop their understanding of the mental health problems ofservice users with intellectual disabilities. Mostimportantly, it will help them make an accurate diagnosticassessment and develop and implement an holistic, person-centred,evidence-based management plan. Topics covered include the classification of mental disorders inintellectual disability, the clinical assessment of specificdisorders, psychological, psychopharmacological and socialinterventions, and the practical, legal, and social aspects ofsupporting service users with intellectual disability who havemental health problems.

Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

Author: Bob Gates,Owen Barr

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199533229

Category: Medical

Page: 598

View: 1373

Intellectual disability nurses can be found working and supporting people in a variety of different care contexts. These include the healthcare system, social care and education, as well as the private sector (including voluntary and not for profit organizations). There are also many disciplines that support these areas where practitioners also work closely with people who have learning and intellectuial disabilities. The Oxford Handbook ofLearning and Intellectual Disability Nursing is a practical, easily accessible, informative and up-to-date quick reference guide for students and practitioners of intellectual disability nursing who require guidance on the specific nursing care needs of patients with a learning or intellectualdisability.

Essential Dental Public Health

Author: Blánaid Daly,Paul Batchelor,Elizabeth Treasure,Richard Watt

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199679371

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 4207

Essential Dental Public Health, Second Edition is an ideal introduction for undergraduate dental students to the field of public health. With a strong emphasis on evidence-based medicine, this guide puts clinical practice in context with the help of a problem based approach to learning, illustrations and lists of further reading.

Care of the Adult with Intellectual Disability in Primary Care

Author: Peter Lindsay

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 1846194792

Category: Medical

Page: 275

View: 4888

Care of adults with intellectual disability in the UK has relocated from long-stay hospitals to small community homes and family placements. This has led to GPs' increasing responsibility for the care of a group with particularly high rates of morbidity and mortality. This key book is the first in the UK to describe and advise on the medical care of adults with intellectual disability in primary care and in the community. It is a practical handbook, written by clinicians with regular involvement in the care of adults with intellectual disability, and is based on current practice and international evidence bases. Numerous conditions - from autism spectrum disorders to Williams syndrome - are explored, the complex problems they can present examined, and the need to offer annual health checks and implement practices to comply with QOF requirements addressed. A glossary and a list of useful electronic resources is also included. The book's content reflects the RCGP curriculum, and the Curriculum Guardian has been responsible for much of the editing. It will be informative reading for GPs, practice nurses, GP registrars, medical students, district nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, as well as for the families and friends of adults with intellectual disability.

Senior Centers

Opportunities For Successful Aging

Author: Beverly A. Beisgen,Marilyn Crouch Kraitchman

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826117038

Category: Social Science

Page: 416

View: 9488

The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and students will find this book to be a valuable resource. The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and students will find this book to be a valuable resource.

Developmental Assessment of the School-Aged Child with Developmental Disabilities

A Clinician's Guide

Author: M. S. Thambirajah

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9780857003256

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

View: 1976

Children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems who are referred to mental health services for assessment often have undiagnosed mild learning disabilities, and this guide is written for clinicians involved in making such assessments. It provides full guidance on common developmental disorders and their assessment, focusing on mild to moderate disabilities in the school-aged child. It covers intellectual disabilities, dyslexia, dyscalculia (mathematical disability), autism spectrum disorders, speech and language impairment, developmental coordination disorder, and emotional and personality development. Each chapter includes an account of normal development, including developmental milestones, an overview of the disorder, and its clinical assessment. This important professional guide will be invaluable for all child health and mental health professionals and trainees, including paediatricians, psychiatrists, mental health workers, clinical psychologists and educational psychologists.

Ageing with a Lifelong Disability

A Guide to Practice, Program, and Policy Issues for Human Services Professionals

Author: Christine Bigby

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1843100770

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 319

View: 7148

This guide provides specialist knowledge about ageing with a disability in the context of the more mainstream knowledge about ageing processes. Dr Bigby uses the concept of 'successful ageing' as a framework in which to consider the issues and practicalities for older people with a pre-existing disability.

What is Clinical Psychology?

Author: Susan Llewelyn,David Murphy

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191503681

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

View: 4046

The number of people working in the field of clinical psychology has expanded significantly in recent years. The fifth edition of this very popular text has been extensively re-written and updated by two well respected editors who are closely connected with recent developments in the profession of clinical psychology. It includes sixteen chapters that cover all the major domains of clinical practice, from work in primary care or with children and families, to clinical psychology as it is practiced with those with severe and enduring mental health problems, and those with eating disorders, to the work of clinical psychologists in forensic settings or in leadership positions. It also includes recent innovations in service provision such the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (IAPT). The book opens with an overview of professional practice and a clear introduction to the major competencies and theories used by practitioners, followed by a series of chapters that are authored by practising clinical psychologists who all have extensive experience in their specialist areas. These chapters effectively and vividly describe the application of the reflective scientist practitioner model of working. The book concludes with a wide-ranging consideration of likely future developments and challenges. The text also addresses key issues including ethics, diversity and team working. A key feature is the provision of a living sense of what the job entails, while an appendix provides guidance on training routes. This volume clearly demonstrates that clinical psychology is a highly effective profession, which applies understandings and findings from the discipline of psychology to clinical contexts in order to ameliorate people's distress and to support their wellbeing.

Nursing Older People

Issues and Innovations

Author: Rhonda Nay,Sally Garratt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729578984

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 2636

This edition captures the underlying new approach in patient centred care and thinking from a multidisciplinary perspective. It highlights the most recent ideas and experiences of policy analysts, nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and the consumer experience from both Australia and Internationally. Contemporary research compliments the vignettes of practice and in conjunction with accompanying ‘video’ clips serve to capture the realities of caring for older people in our society. Change in focus of health care system with the patient centered care taking precedence and this new philosophy is incorporated into the third edition Key focus on issues and innovations in aged care, with evidence-based examples and clinical vignettes included throughout the new edition Cases are incorporated into each chapter to re-enforce and highlight many issues faced by nurses and health care workers in aged care Written by experts in the field of aged care Accompanying DVD, provides video clips of interviews with health practitioners and it highlights innovations to health care demands; issues such as dementia and broader aging issues. These serve to re-enforce the underpinning interdisciplinary and innovative approach of the third edition. An Evolve ebooks will be available of this title This text reflects new thinking in care; include the ideas and experiences of policy analysts, nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and the consumer experience mainly from Australia but with international contributions and be based on contemporary research. It will also point readers to ‘the evidence’ where it exists, and include vignettes of practice and ‘video’ clips where appropriate.

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Author: Eric Emerson,Chris Hatton,Kate Dickson,Rupa Gone,Amanda Caine

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470029714

Category: Psychology

Page: 408

View: 3531

Clinical Psychology & People with Intellectual Disabilities provides trainee and qualified clinical psychologists with the most up-to-date information and practical clinical skills for working with people with intellectual disabilities. Represents an invaluable training text for those planning to work with people with intellectual disabilities Includes coverage of key basic concepts, relevant clinical skills, and the most important areas of clinical practice All chapters have been fully updated with the latest evidence. New chapters cover working professionally, working with people with autism and addressing aspects of the wider social context within which people with learning disabilities live. Beneficial to related health and social care staff, including psychiatrists, nurses, and social workers

Leadership for Intellectual Disability Service

Motivating Change and Improvement

Author: Elizabeth A. Curtis,Fintan Sheerin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351172387

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

View: 4972

Intellectual disability (ID), once called mental retardation, is characterized by below-average intelligence or mental ability and a lack of skills necessary for day-to-day living. People with intellectual disabilities can and do learn new skills, but they learn them slowly. The proposed book argues for alternative and innovative approaches to leadership in intellectual disability service provision. It does this in the light of service scandals including Winterborne View (UK), Oswald D. Heck (USA), Aras Attracta (Ireland) and many others. The book will explore the failed leadership issues underpinning such debacles and then examine how the context for intellectual disability service provision has changed. It will then propose alternative models for service leadership that are contiguous with the changed landscape, ending with exemplary vignettes outlining situations where such innovative change is happening.

Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Society

Education, Policy, Practice, and Research

Author: Barbara Berkman, DSW,Linda Harootyan, MSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826197245

Category: Social Science

Page: 424

View: 1015

This book places significant issues related to the health, mental health, and well-being of older adults and their caregivers within the context of social work service delivery. By presenting the research of social work scholars, all experts in specific research areas, the editors clarify the value that social work brings to the larger realm of health care for older adults and their families. Special consideration is given to such issues as case management, urban, African-American elders, grandmothers raising grandchildren, aging persons with developmental disabilities, home health care, and more. For Further Information on Dr. Berkman, Please Click Here!

Reflection in Action

Developing Reflective Practice in Health and Social Services

Author: Bairbre Redmond

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754633563

Category: Medical

Page: 163

View: 4228

Focusing on the areas of health, social care and education, this original and informative volume outlines a reflective teaching and learning model that can be used with single- or multi-disciplinary groups of students and professionals. It offers an overview of the origins of the different theories of reflection and explains how different levels of reflection can be understood and incorporated into everyday teaching and training. situations, it also includes examples of how these techniques have been successfully used with groups of professionals from health and social care areas. This is a well-researched guide to both the theory and the practice of reflection, and it also offers those who teach and train professionals a clearly delineated reflective model for use in the classroom or professional training environment.