Caring for people with learning disabilities who are dying

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The majority of people with learning disabilities are likely to die whilst living in a service setting. This book, written by practitioners in the field, offers practical advice, and aims to raise the awareness of everyone involved in enabling people withlearning disabilities to be treated with respect and dignity as they approach death.

StatementNoelle Blackman and Stuart Todd.
ContributionsTodd, Stuart.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 53p. ;
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Open LibraryOL22150526M
ISBN 101903269172

Get this from a library. Caring for people with learning disabilities who are dying. [Noelle Blackman; Stuart Todd] -- The majority of people with learning disabilities are likely to die whilst living in a service setting.

This book, written by practitioners in the field, offers practical advice, and aims to raise. Knowledge regarding the care of the dying person and how end of life care medication can be administered Care planning Appropriate referrals and inter-professional & interagency working Aim: Participants are aware of how to provide excellent support and care to people with learning disability Learning outcomes.

The aim of this study was to explore the current status of end-of-life care and dying of people with intellectual disability based on the experiences of staff in community living services.

8 Learning disability and forensic care 77 9 Sexuality and people with a learning disability 87 10 Ageing and those with a learning disability 97 11 Dying, death and bereavement and people with a learning disability 12 Care and support for those who are informal care givers 13 Disability and carer discrimination   Caring for people with learning disabilities who are dying Noelle Blackman and Stuart Todd Worth Publishing, ISBN£ STAR RATING: 4/5.

This short handbook is aimed at support staff in learning difficulties services, writes Mandy Johnson. more so than in the care of people with learning disabilities who may have multiple co-morbidities, complex pre-existing drug regimes and communication difficulties.

The chapter by Regnard et al is therefore vital reading. The wisdom of this chapter is borne out of joint working across the disciplines of palliative care and learning disability. Featuring 11 chapters, each one with a detailed glossary, Learning to Care for People with Learning Disabilities is designed to be used as a reference book in either the clinical setting, classroom or at home.

Chapters are re-divided into discrete sections reflecting contemporary Learning Disability nursing practice. References to care in a range of primary and secondary care settings are. Buy Care for Dying People with Learning Disabilities: A Practical Guide for Carers by Blackman, Noelle, Todd, Stuart (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Noelle Blackman, Stuart Todd. We have early examples of changes that have begun to reduce the difference in well-being and life expectancy of people with learning disabilities. Continuing to review every death means we can carry on learning and improving care and support.

More Information. Regional Co-ordinators for the LeDeR programme are: London – Emily Handley. anxiety or a lack of confidence for people with a learning disability; lack of joint working from different care providers.

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and Emerson, E. () ‘Estimating how many deaths of people with learning disabilities in England could be prevented by better medical care’, Tizard Learning Disability Review, 18(3):   How to Cite.

Schwarz, A. and Merrick, J. (), Caring for People with Learning Disabilities Who Are Dying. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual. Caring for People with Learning Disabilities is a concise introduction to the subject which covers all aspects of the care and support of the learning disabilities patient, for the non-specialist.

Written in a jargon-free style, the book has numerous practical examples and case studies to really help the reader frame the special requirements of Reviews: 1. Caring for People with Learning Disabilities is a concise introduction to the subject which covers all aspects of the care and support of the learning disabilities patient, for the non-specialist.

Written in a jargon-free style, the book has numerous practical examples and case studies to really help the reader frame the special requirements of. The topics of death and dying can be sensitive issues.

This can be especially true when talking to people with learning disabilities, largely due to the health problems experienced by many, as well as the varying attitudes towards talking about the subject.

Caring for People with Learning Disabilities is a practice-based handbook with an up-to-date evidence base that challenges and encourages carers to develop a questioning approach to care provision. It emphasises the important relationship between theory and practice and helps those who care for people with a learning disability to understand fundamental aspects of clinical practice, in Reviews: 2.

What issues affect people with learning disabilities at the end of life. People with learning disabilities have the same palliative care needs as the general population, including symptom management, coming to terms with illness and dying, and making decisions about their wishes.

But they may also have additional needs due to their disability. Black P, Hyde C () Caring for people with a learning disability, colorectal cancer and stoma. British Journal of Nursing; 16, Brown H et al () An ordinary death.

The service needs of people with learning disabilities who are dying The Foundation for People withLearning Disabilities – Updates; 4,   People with learning disabilities are some of the most marginalised groups in society. Many of the million people with learning difficulties in the UK have to cope with death, dying and bereavement without being fully informed about what is going on.

They also face particular barriers if they come to need end of life care and support. Some people with learning disabilities can lack understanding and insight into their emotions; they can find emotions associated with death very confusing.

Putting feelings into words can be difficult for everyone, but for some people with learning disabilities who have significant communication barriers, this can be far harder, maybe impossible. Give good care to people who are dying.

People with a learning disability who are dying often do not get the same support as other people. This includes keeping you comfortable and trying to stop the pain.

What has happened so far. the government says patients with learning disabilities must have good care when they are dying. Mental. The fact people with learning disabilities are dying from Covid at a much higher rate than the general population is a “shocking indictment of society”, a leading nurse has warned.

Jim Blair (pictured above) is now calling for action to better protect this group including the creation of a. Read, in press). He is currently writing a writing an in-depth book on the difference learning disability makes to death and dying. NOELLE BLACKMAN is an Assistant Director of Respond, London, and Vice Chair-Person of the Network for the Palliative Care of People with Learning Disabilities (UK).

She is the author of Loss and Learning Disability. She is chair of the Palliative Care for people with Learning Disabilities Network.

She is also author of Living with Learning Disabilities, Dying with Cancer and lives in London with her husband and three children. Product details.

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Paperback: pages; Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd (Octo ). caring for the physical and mental health of people with learning disabilities Posted By R.

Stine Media TEXT ID de Online PDF Ebook Epub Library disability to take care of their health with the support of their family friends and support workers it includes tools to help people speak to their gp about caring for the. More than people with a learning disability have died from coronavirus since the start of the outbreak, new data shows.

NHS England has revealed that 1, people with a learning disability died in England between March 16 and with % () reported to The Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) linked to coronavirus. Get this from a library. Caring for people with learning disabilities: a guide for non-specialist nurses.

[Chris Barber] -- Caring for People with Learning Disabilities is a concise introduction to the subject whichcovers all aspects of the care and support of the learning disabilitiespatient, for the non-specialist. People with learning disabilities are at greater risk of physical and psychiatric illness than the population at large, but their health needs are often not adequately supported.

This book is a practical guide for those caring for people with learning disabilities living in community settings. People with a learning disability have worse physical and mental health than people without a learning disability.

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On average, the life expectancy of women with a learning disability is 18 years shorter than for women in the general population.

The life expectancy of men with a learning disability is 14 years shorter than for men in the general population (NHS Digital ). Deaths of people with learning disabilities receiving care and support were more than double the previous year’s figures in the period immediately following the peak of the coronavirus epidemic in the UK.

The figures also showed that people with learning disabilities were dying from Covid at a much younger age than the wider population. strategic level, promoting the equitable healthcare of people with learning disabilities when they are being cared for within general hospitals.

He also leads on research development for the learning disability nurses within HPT and on the development of the Expert Patient Programme (EPP) in Hertford-shire for people with learning disabilities.

Delivering high quality end of life care for people with a learning disability. Resources and tips for commissioners, service providers and health and social care staff; VODG (Voluntary Organisations Disability Group) STOMP (stop over medication of people with a learning disability) People with learning disabilities: making reasonable adjustments.Tuffrey-Wijne, I.

() Bereavement in people with learning disabilities. European Journal of Palliative Care 4 (5), Tuffrey-Wijne, I.

() Palliative care and learning disabilities. Success stories: book celebrates achievements of people with learning disabilities Read more It is appalling that seven years after Winterbourne View, learning disabled people still get poorer care.