Understanding Learning Disability and Dementia
Developing Effective InterventionseBook - 2007
Understanding Learning Disability and Dementia covers all the essential issues in supporting a person with a learning disability when they develop dementia. The increased longevity of the population at large also means that the number of people with a learning disability is living longer, and the numbers of these people developing dementia will continue to increase. Service providers, planners, doctors, social workers, carers and direct support staff need to be equipped with relevant knowledge prior to the onset of the condition, so they can devise appropriate therapeutic interventions and cop.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2007.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (198 pages) : illustrations