This book provides a practical look at how the care of those with learning disabilities is changing from an autocratic to a democratic approach, encouraging clients to become more responsible for their own treatment regimes.
- A practice-focused guide to the implementation of patient-centred care for learning-disabled clients
- Studies based on real cases relate chapter themes to clinical practice
- Discusses sensitive issues such as sexuality and spirituality, opening new avenues to enhanced care in difficult circumstances
|Author Information||Edited by Anne Markwick, RNLD, BA(Hons), Director of Nursing/Principal Lecturer (Joint Appointment); and Alan Parrish, RNLD, Independent Nurse Practitioner, Surrey, UK.|
|Table of Content||Foreword; Introduction; Abuse; Sexuality; Dual Diagnosis; Health Promotion; Moving On; Bereavement and Loss; Community; Education; Day Services; Planning, monitoring; Spirituality; Conclusion.|