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Supporting individuals with learning disabilities : understand the context : a care quality guide for health and social care staff and carers

By: Fulton, Rorie.
Contributor(s): Richardson, Kate.
Publisher: Hove Pavilion Publishing 2014Description: 97 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781909810938.Subject(s): INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | STAFF TRAINING | LEGISLATION | POLICY | CHARACTERISTICS | CAUSES | PREVALENCE | HISTORY | ADVOCACY | HUMAN RIGHTS | EMPOWERMENT | PARTICIPATION | ATTITUDES | COMMUNICATION
Contents:
About the authors|Introduction|Section 1: Legislation and policies that support the human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities|Section 2: The nature and characteristics of learning disability|Section 3: The historical context of learning disability|Section 4: The basic principles and practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation|Section 5: How views and attitudes impact on the lives of individuals with learning disabilities and their family carers|Section 6: How to promote communication with individuals with learning disabilities|References|CPD certificate|Useful contacts
Summary: "Pavilion's care quality guides aim to help you refresh, develop or extend your learning in key areas of practice. If you are new to working with a particular client group or in a new role, you can use the material to quickly develop knowledge you will need... If you are a more experienced worker, you can use the guides to refresh your learning and for continuing professional development. If you are a manager, you can use these guides with staff in the context of induction, supervision and continuing professional development." - BOOK JACKETReview: This is one of a series of guides designed to provide information for individuals studying for qualifications in social care in the UK, so obviously some specific information will not be relevant to New Zealand readers. However, the principles and best practice presented here would have universal application and the style is straightforward and practical. Covers the nature and characteristics of intellectual disability and its historical context , the basic principles of practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation, how views and attitudes impact on the lives of individuals with intellectual disability and their family carers and how to promote communication with individuals with intellectual disability. Each section includes “key learning points”, “thinking activities” and case studies and is attractively illustrated.
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About the authors|Introduction|Section 1: Legislation and policies that support the human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities|Section 2: The nature and characteristics of learning disability|Section 3: The historical context of learning disability|Section 4: The basic principles and practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation|Section 5: How views and attitudes impact on the lives of individuals with learning disabilities and their family carers|Section 6: How to promote communication with individuals with learning disabilities|References|CPD certificate|Useful contacts

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"Pavilion's care quality guides aim to help you refresh, develop or extend your learning in key areas of practice. If you are new to working with a particular client group or in a new role, you can use the material to quickly develop knowledge you will need... If you are a more experienced worker, you can use the guides to refresh your learning and for continuing professional development. If you are a manager, you can use these guides with staff in the context of induction, supervision and continuing professional development." - BOOK JACKET

This is one of a series of guides designed to provide information for individuals studying for qualifications in social care in the UK, so obviously some specific information will not be relevant to New Zealand readers.
However, the principles and best practice presented here would have universal application and the style is straightforward and practical.
Covers the nature and characteristics of intellectual disability and its historical context , the basic principles of practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation, how views and attitudes impact on the lives of individuals with intellectual disability and their family carers and how to promote communication with individuals with intellectual disability.
Each section includes “key learning points”, “thinking activities” and case studies and is attractively illustrated.

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