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Intimate and Personal Care with People with Learning Disabilities

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Description for Intimate and Personal Care with People with Learning Disabilities Paperback. This book examines aspects of care such as training, ethnicity, sexuality and competence in practice. Topics include the nature of touch, how physical contact is intended and experienced, carers' duty of care, and risk management. The book also explores management considerations of best value, care standards, performance monitoring and inspection. Editor(s): Carnaby, Steven; Cambridge, Paul. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JFFG; JKSN; MQC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 336.
This book is both a timely and challenging exploration of providing personal care for people with learning disabilities, an area of care provision that tends to be neglected in comparison with high profile areas of care management today. Well researched and presented, there is comprehensive coverage of all main aspects of providing intimate and personal care, ranging from the wider context (culturally sensitive provision, sexuality, health and hygiene, and law) to more specific practice areas (multi-disciplinary working, teaching independent living skills, people with profound/multiple disabilities, children and young people and older adults).' - ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843101307
SKU
V9781843101307
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

About
Michelle McCarthy is a lecturer in Learning Disability at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent. She was a founder member of the Sex Education Team (Horizon NHS Trust), and has worked and written on sexuality issues for women with learning disabilities for many years. Dr Robina Shah, MBE DL JP FRCGP (Hon) is a psychologist and academic. She has been ... Read more

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