Learning Disability

Learning Disability

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This is an updated version of a comprehensive a resource for health professionals working with people (primarily adults) who have learning disabilities (intellectual disabilities). It will provide a comprehensive overview of the diverse approaches to treatment and management issues, as well as methods to help them achieve the rehabilitation aims a€“ including the usage of non-healthcare facilities. Split into three sections, the book covers 1: Underlying theory; 2: Assessment; 3: Practical methods of physical treatment and management. Combines history and the theory underlying learning disability and its associated conditions; assessment, and practical physical treatment. Achieves carefully assessed aims through methods appropriate to the individual client. Funding suggestions for working in non-healthcare situations. Features a breadth of content that also appeals to non-physiotherapists.MANUAL HANDLING This should be undertaken in accordance with Manual Handling Operations Regulations 2004 and statutory training for the relevant Health and Social Work Service(s). It should be guided by publications such as Handling Home Care (Health and Safety Executive 2002) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (2002b) guidelines. A risk assessment should be undertaken andanbsp;...

Title:Learning Disability
Author:Jeanette Rennie
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2007-04-04


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