Understanding learning disability and dementia: developing effective interventions

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Jessica Kingsley,
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2007.
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Understanding Learning Disability and Dementia covers all the essential issues in supporting a person with a learning disability when they develop dementia.

Like the population at large, people with learning disabilities are living longer, and therefore an increasing number are developing dementia. Service providers, planners, doctors, social workers, carers and direct support staff need to be equipped with relevant knowledge prior to the onset of dementia, so that they can devise appropriate therapeutic interventions and coping strategies, including health and medication management and palliative care.

This book will provide essential knowledge for anyone involved in the provision of services, assessment of need and direct care and support for dementia sufferers who also have a learning disability.

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