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Services for People with Learning Disabilities - Nigel Malin

Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Hardcover Published: 16th July 2005
ISBN: 9780415099370
Number Of Pages: 312

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Services for People with Learning Disabilities provides a broad review of available services for people with learning disabilities. It describes the present network of services and explains the NHS and Community Care Act (1990) in terminoloy accessible to health care professionals and others engaged in this area. It looks in detail at the concepts underpinning new legislation, including care-management and assessment, quality and inspection, and inter-agency planning, and it supplies up-to-date information on current topics such as advocacy and empowerment, and recreation and leisure. An invaluable resource for all practitioners in health and community care, Services for People with Learning Disabilities will also give professionals and carers a much greater understanding of the changes and improvements that are still needed.

Acknowledgementsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Referencesp. 8
The Service Contextp. 11
Classification of People with Learning Disabilitiesp. 13
Referencesp. 27
Causes of Learning Disabilitiesp. 30
Referencesp. 36
Epidemiology of Learning Disabilitiesp. 39
Referencesp. 44
Historical Development of Service Provisionp. 46
General Referencesp. 74
Residential and Day Servicesp. 79
Services to Familiesp. 111
Education and Assessment Servicesp. 125
General Referencesp. 153
Leisure and Recreation Servicesp. 155
Empowerment and Advocacyp. 170
Financial Servicesp. 189
Implementing the Community Care Actp. 205
Professional and Planning Issues in Assessmentp. 207
Assessment Methods and Professional Directionsp. 219
Community Care Plans: Starting and Finishing with Individualsp. 236
Caremanagementp. 240
Quality Assurance and Inspectionp. 250
The Survival of Collaboration and Co-Operationp. 260
Is a Co-Ordinated Service Attainable?p. 274
Author Indexp. 285
Subject Indexp. 293
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ISBN: 9780415099370
ISBN-10: 0415099374
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 16th July 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition