Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care (by Stacey Atkinson, Joanne Lay, Su McAnelly, Malcolm Richardson)


Author(s): Stacey Atkinson, Joanne Lay, Su McAnelly, Malcolm Richardson

Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2014-09-25
ISBN-10: 0273763873
ISBN-13: 9780273763871
Language: English
Description:
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… more…

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