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Accessing general health services

Owen Barr and Bob Gates.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Nursing Skills. 26486 words.

The knowledge of practical-focused and applied information within this chapter builds on the underpinning information in Chapter 5 relating to physical health and well-being. This provides...

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Assessment

Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

October 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Nursing Skills. 11404 words.

Purpose and principles of assessment 78

Framework for nursing assessment 80

Adaptive behaviour rating scales 82

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Assessment

Owen Barr and Bob Gates.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Nursing Skills. 11620 words.

It is a professional requirement of nursing regulators such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland that all nursing interventions should be...

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Changes across the lifespan

Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

October 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities. 7918 words.

Antenatal screening and diagnosis 110

Supporting people during transition 112

Preschool children 114

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Changes across the lifespan

Owen Barr and Bob Gates.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Nursing Skills. 10639 words.

This chapter outlines in depth the particular challenges of people with intellectual disabilities and their families may encounter across the lifespan. The impact of screening and diagnosis...

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Communication

Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

October 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Communication Skills. 6909 words.

Promoting effective communication 56

Verbal communication 58

Non-verbal communication 60

Providing...

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Communication

Owen Barr and Bob Gates.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Nursing Skills. 7325 words.

This chapter is underpinned by the assertion that all people with intellectual disabilities can communicate and may use a wide range of means to do so, including verbal, non-verbal, vocal,...

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Emergencies

Owen Barr and Bob Gates.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Nursing Skills. 8641 words.

Nurses for people with intellectual disabilities are often required to make autonomous professional decisions and respond to people with intellectual disabilities in emergency or...

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Emergencies

Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

October 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities. 8772 words.

Emergency management of a person in a seizure 542

Dealing with abuse 544

Self-harm 546

Risk of...

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Emergencies in Psychiatry

Basant Puri and Ian Treasaden.

May 2008; p ublished online June 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Learning Disabilities; Old Age Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 360 pages.

This is a practical and problem-orientated accessible guide for those who have to deal with psychiatric emergencies. It contains guidance on how to assess and manage these emergencies and...

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Epilepsy in Learning Disability

Tom Berney and Shoumitro Deb.

in Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Learning Disabilities. 4765 words.

The chapter sketches out how disparate a group are people with a learning disability, encompassing a wide range of age, ability, and pathology. The boundary that separates this group from...

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Forensic nursing

Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

October 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities. 11876 words.

Risk assessment and management 400

People who have offended in law 402

People in mainstream prison 404

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How to Pass the MRCPsych CASC

Andrew Iles, Rose Woodall and Flavia Leslie.

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Old Age Psychiatry; Learning Disabilities; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry; Psychotherapy. 232 pages.

This resource combines practical information with invaluable suggestions of how one might phrase particular questions and direct the conversation during the client interview. It confidently...

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Independent regulators of care quality

Owen Barr and Bob Gates.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Nursing Skills. 3894 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the role of the independent care regulators across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. It provides information on arrangements for care regulators...

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The law

Owen Barr and Bob Gates.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Nursing Skills. 16335 words.

All citizens are required to act within the law and simultaneously are protected by the law. However, as a potentially vulnerable group, people with intellectual disabilities are sometimes...

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The law

Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

October 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities. 12054 words.

Mental Health Act 1983 460

Mental Health Act 2007 462

Compulsory admission to hospital for assessment and treatment 464null...

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Learning disability

David Semple and Roger Smyth.

in Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

May 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities. 12979 words.

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Learning Disability (LD)

Dr Andrew Iles, Dr Rose Woodall and Dr Flavia Leslie.

in How to Pass the MRCPsych CASC

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Learning Disabilities. 1693 words.

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Learning disability (mental retardation)

Philip Cowen, Paul Harrison and Tom Burns.

in Shorter Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

August 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Learning Disabilities. 14532 words.

This chapter is concerned with a general outline of the features, epidemiology, and aetiology of learning disability (mental retardation), the organization of services and, more...

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Lifestyles

Edited by Bob Gates and Owen Barr.

in Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing

October 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Learning Disabilities. 7783 words.

Citizenship 436

Residential alternatives 438

Supported living and home ownership 440

Village and...

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