Learning Disabilities E-Book, 1st Edition

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Edited by Anne Markwick, RNLD, BA(Hons) and Alan Parrish, RNLD
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The eBook version of this title gives you access to the complete book content electronically*. Evolve eBooks allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Evolve eBooks titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic "bookshelf", so that you can search across your entire library of Nursing eBooks.

*Please note that this version is the eBook only and does not include the printed textbook. Alternatively, you can buy the Text and Evolve eBooks Package (which gives you the printed book plus the eBook). Please scroll down to our Related Titles section to find this title.

This book provides a practical look at the way in which 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. The authors examine the implications for learning-disabled clients when directives from policy-makers have to be implemented. This is a book that is rooted in real-life situations, showing how the profession can have the client at the centre of their concerns whilst still complying with Policy. It is a book that will be of practical use to all nurses working with learning-disabled clients and takes a unique approach to the subject

ISBN :
9780702037702
Publication Date :
30-04-2003
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The eBook version of this title gives you access to the complete book content electronically*. Evolve eBooks allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Evolve eBooks titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic "bookshelf", so that you can search across your entire library of Nursing eBooks.

*Please note that this version is the eBook only and does not include the printed textbook. Alternatively, you can buy the Text and Evolve eBooks Package (which gives you the printed book plus the eBook). Please scroll down to our Related Titles section to find this title.

This book provides a practical look at the way in which 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. The authors examine the implications for learning-disabled clients when directives from policy-makers have to be implemented. This is a book that is rooted in real-life situations, showing how the profession can have the client at the centre of their concerns whilst still complying with Policy. It is a book that will be of practical use to all nurses working with learning-disabled clients and takes a unique approach to the subject


Key Features
  • 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