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: 9682

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.

Care of the Adult with Intellectual Disability in Primary Care

Author: Peter Lindsay

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 1846194792

Category: Medical

Page: 275

View: 2254

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.

Intellectual Disability: Social Approaches

Social Approaches

Author: Race, David

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 033522136X

Category: Medical

Page: 262

View: 4808

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.

Supporting People with Learning Disabilities in Health and Social Care

Author: Eric Broussine,Kim Scarborough

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446292282

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 6516

This reflective and evidence-based book will equip students as well as professionals who work with people with learning disabilities in primary, secondary and specialist healthcare settings, with the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively with people with learning disabilities. Chapters - written by leading academics and practitioners in the learning disabilities field - examine and discuss core issues, while a case-study approach ensures a solid grounding in practical skills. This practical element is further reinforced by the inclusion of service-user and practitioner 'voices', whose lived experiences make the book even more engaging, as well as a range of reflective exercises and regular opportunities for readers to self-audit their learning. Reflecting the multi-professional nature of services for people with learning disabilities, this book will help practitioners and students make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities who access health and social care environments.

Participatory Research in Palliative Care

Actions and Reflections

Author: Jo Hockley,Katherine Froggatt,Katharina Heimerl

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199644152

Category: Medical

Page: 190

View: 5236

Participatory Research in Palliative Care discusses participatory research methods within the discipline of palliative care. Providing an overview of the action research methods, it uses exemplars from studies within palliative care, as well as discusses the prominent issues currently faced in this methodology from a global perspective.

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: 1905

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: 965

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

International Handbook of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities

Author: Eric Emerson,Chris Hatton,Travis Thompson,Trevor Parmenter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470020806

Category: Psychology

Page: 656

View: 6593

The landmark International Handbook of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities presents, explains, and illustrates key methods of research and evaluation of proven relevance and value to the field of intellectual disabilities. It features sections on the concepts and theoretical models underlying research and evaluation, the methods and techniques themselves, and the key application areas where the methods are demonstrated in action. Coverage includes applications in educational, social, family, health, and employment aspects of care and provision for those with intellectual disabilities.

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: 9479

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.

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: 2294

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.

Health Promotion for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Author: Laurence Taggart,Wendy Cousins

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335246958

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 250

View: 5813

This book offers a wide range of health and social care professionals, the knowledge and strategies to address key issues, enabling and empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to enjoy healthier lives.

Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Author: John L. Taylor,William R. Lindsay,Richard P. Hastings,Chris Hatton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118329198

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 1276

Psychological Therapies for Adults with IntellectualDisabilities brings together contributions from leadingproponents of psychological therapies for people with intellectualdisabilities, which offer key information on the nature andprevalence of psychological and mental health problems, thedelivery of treatment approaches, and the effectiveness oftreatment. Offers a detailed guide to available therapies for adults withintellectual disabilities Includes case illustrations to demonstrate therapies inaction Provides up-to-date coverage of current research in thefield Puts forward a consideration of the wider contexts forpsychological therapy including the relationship with socialdeprivation, general health, and the cost effectiveness oftreatment Places individual interventions in the context of theperson’s immediate social network including families andcarers Includes contributions from leading proponents from around theworld

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: 9924

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.

Essential Dental Public Health

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

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199679371

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 7291

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.

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: 958

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.

Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan

Author: I. Leslie Rubin,Joav Merrick,Donald E. Greydanus,Dilip R. Patel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319180967

Category: Medical

Page: 2307

View: 960

This book provides a broad overview of quality health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It focuses on providing the reader a practical approach to dealing with the health and well-being of people with IDD in general terms as well as in dealing with specific conditions. In addition, it offers the reader a perspective from many different points of view in the health care delivery system as well as in different parts of the world. This is the 3rd , and much expanded edition, of a text that was first published in 1989 (Lea and Fibiger). The second edition was published in 2006 (Paul Brookes) and has been used as a formal required text in training programs for physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners as well as by administrators who are responsible for programs serving people with IDD. This book is considered the “Bible” in the field of health care for people with IDD since 1989 when the first edition came out.

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: 1864

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.

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: 6079

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.

Nursing Older People

Issues and Innovations

Author: Rhonda Nay,Sally Garratt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729578984

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 5060

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

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470029722

Category: Psychology

Page: 424

View: 7029

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