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.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 403 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 15 mm
Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne (RGN, PhD)
Senior Research Fellow, St George's University of London Chair, Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities Network
'The best feature of the book is the examples used to consolidate learning. These will help students integrate theory with their experiences of working with people in practice environments.'
-Mary Dearing, Univerisy of Hull
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