This pocket-sized and highly practical text aims to provide students and qualified learning disability nurses with vital information, covering common situations and queries, through to unexpected situations and concerns.
This handbook is a great resource which is essential in helping ensure that there is a competent workforce that has the capabilities to provide effective, ethical and high quality support to people whose behaviour is described as challenging. It can be used as a stand alone resource but also supports out training pack - 'Challenging Behaviour'.
This revised 3rd edition examines the current issues of those using and delivering services and support. The book takes an optimistic stance, striving to renew and extend the enthusiasm of the previous editions in the face of an everchanging landscape of policy and provision.
Rachel Adams' life had always gone according to plan. Everything changed with the birth of her second child, Henry. Just minutes after he was born, doctors told her that Henry had Down syndrome. In this book, she chronicles the first three years of Henry's life and her own transformative experience of becoming the mother of a disabled child.