Occupational Therapy for People with Learning Disabilities, 1st Edition

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Edited by Jane Goodman, MPhil, DipCOT, FAETC, Jenni Hurst, MSc, DipCOT, CertEd(FE) and Christine Locke, Med DipCOT, CertEd(FE)
This book is aimed primarily at occupational therapy undergraduate students, but will be of use to new practitioners working in the field of learning disability and other students studying topics related to learning disabilities. It meets perceived ...view more
This book is aimed primarily at occupational therapy undergraduate students, but will be of use to new practitioners working in the field of learning disability and other students studying topics related to learning disabilities. It meets perceived learning needs in line with theory and practice outcomes and provides an understanding of the current issues in health and social care for people with a learning disability. It provides a basis for further learning and the depth reflects present curricula demands and expectations in line with professional practice. There are also contributions and comments from service users with a learning disability.
ISBN :
9780443102998
Publication Date :
20-10-2008
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This book is aimed primarily at occupational therapy undergraduate students, but will be of use to new practitioners working in the field of learning disability and other students studying topics related to learning disabilities. It meets perceived learning needs in line with theory and practice outcomes and provides an understanding of the current issues in health and social care for people with a learning disability. It provides a basis for further learning and the depth reflects present curricula demands and expectations in line with professional practice. There are also contributions and comments from service users with a learning disability.

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This book is aimed primarily at occupational therapy undergraduate students, but will be of use to new practitioners working in the field of learning disability and other students studying topics related to learning disabilities. It meets learning needs in line with theory and practice outcomes and provides an understanding of the current issues in health and social care for people with a learning disability. It provides a basis for further learning and the depth reflects present curricula demands and expectations in line with professional practice. There are also contributions and comments from service users with a learning disability.
  • Informative text supported by reflective activities
  • Reflects changes in service provision subsequent to "A Strategy for the 21st Century"
  • Case scenarios and self assessment tasks
  • Advises on further reading
  • Offers occupational therapy focus on issues that are also relevant to other health professionals

Author Information
Edited by Jane Goodman, MPhil, DipCOT, FAETC, Training Manager; Jenni Hurst, MSc, DipCOT, CertEd(FE) and Christine Locke, Med DipCOT, CertEd(FE), Lecturer