Steve Carnaby, Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist with Westminster Learning Disability Partnership and Honorary Lecturer in Learning Disability at Kent University, UK
This handy volume provides a helpful and practical overview for carers and families alike who are keen to ensure they are meeting the physical and mental health needs of people with learning disabilities. Its accessible and open approach and the inclusion of an invaluable glossary of terms is ideal for those new to the issues but also provides useful material and signposting for those with more experience in the field.
This helpful and comprehensive guide for carers and health facilitators highlights the key areas to consider in maintaining or improving the health of people with a learning disability. It covers physical and mental health issues, including the client's capacity to consent to treatment.