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Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities

by Anastasia Gratsa

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coping with disability,
  • Coping with illness,
  • Psychology,
  • Learning Disabilities,
  • Caregiving,
  • Sociology,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Handicapped,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Mental Health,
  • People with mental disabilitie,
  • People with mental disabilities,
  • Care,
  • Family relationships

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeraldine Holt (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8929038M
    ISBN 101843102773
    ISBN 109781843102779

      Book Description: This multidisciplinary resource develops topics of interest to all those who care about and for individuals with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Each chapter presents current evidence informed practice knowledge. Each topic is also presented with audio enabled text boxes emphasizing 'Key Points for Caregivers.'Author: Sherri Melrose, Melrose, Dusome, Simpson, Crocker, Athens. A guide to mental health for families and carers of people with intellectual disabilities. Book Author(s) Geraldine Holt Date Publisher Jessica Kingsley Pub place Philadelphia, Pa ISBN , Preview.

    Your Rights: Guide to the Mental Health Act We wrote this booklet, often referred to as the 'blue book', to tell you about your rights under the mental health law. Knowing about your rights can help you to be more involved in your care and treatment and to feel more empowered. A Guide to Community Engagement with People with Disabilities 1 Introduction People with disabilities represent a significant percentage of the community.1 This guide offers practical advice about consulting with people with disabilities and reducing barriers to File Size: 1MB.

    The Guide: Accessible Mental Health Services for People with an Intellectual Disability, a Guide for Providers University of New South Wales, Sidney, Size: 1MB. The Guide will function as an important tool to assist health services in providing equitable access, a skilled workforce and appropriate treatment to people with an intellectual disability and a mental disorder. It is envisaged that the document will be accessed in electronic pdf .


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Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities by Anastasia Gratsa Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authors of the Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities have produced a handbook that helps give a greater depth of understanding and empathy concerning the needs of families and : Paperback.

Mary Jane Spiller This is a Guide to mental health for families and carers of adults who have intellectual disabilities. Adults with intellectual disabilities are more vulnerable to mental health problems than the general population. Also, mental health problems can go undetected in an adult with intellectual disabilities and so remain untreated.

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Book Review Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities Geraldine Holt, Anastasia Gratsa, Nick Bouras, Theresa Joyce, Mary Jane Spiller and Steve Hardy London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, was delighted to hear that this guide was in preparation and pleased that these particular authors had chosen to write for families and carers of.

Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities Article in Child and Adolescent Mental Health 11(4) November with 7 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Panos Vostanis.

Guide to mental health for families and carers of people with intellectual disabilities Saved in: Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password.

Developing a Mental Health Guide for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities Anastasia Gratsa King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Estia Centre, Guy's Hospital Cited by: 9.

''Developing a mental health guide for families and carers of people with intellectual disabilities'' study (Spiller et al., ) carried out six years ago identified key themes. These themes. has been published for people with intellectual disabilities (Department for Constitutional Affairs ).

The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act requires clinicians to encourage the adult to exercise residual capacity. Health literacy People with intellectual disabilities usually have very limited health literacy, and health providers.

Synopsis A practical and comprehensive introduction for carers to mental health problems, this accessible guide outlines a range of signs and symptoms of mental health problems that can affect people with intellectual disabilities.

A practical and comprehensive introduction for carers to mental health problems, this accessible guide outlines a range of signs and symptoms of mental health problems that can affect people with intellectual disabilities.

The guide explains why mental health problems develop, and advises on what can be done to help people with intellectual disabilities and carers : Geraldine Holt.

A guide to mental health for families and carers of people with intellectual disabilities. [Geraldine Holt;] -- A practical and comprehensive introduction for carers to mental health problems, this accessible guide outlines a range of signs and symptoms of mental health problems that can affect people.

The person and the family/carers are likely to experience a range of emotions when living with a person with intellectual disability and mental health diagnosis.

The social worker can provide emotional support and help them identify their own coping skills. ★ ★ ★ ★ This guidebook is for family carers of people with learning disabilities who have dementia, and it covers diagnosis, health changes, support strategies and future concerns.

It's informative and includes a range of issues carers are likely to want to know more about, such as signs and symptoms, communication methods and living arrangements.

Guide to mental health for families and carers of people with intellectual disabilities A summary of each chapter at the beginning of the book maps out the content of the book chapters and will help readers to identify where they can find information on a particular issue.

Buy (ebook) Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities by Geraldine Holt, Anastasia Gratsa, Nick Bouras, Theresa Joyce, Mary Jane Spiller, Steve Hardy, eBook format, from the Dymocks online bookstore. Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia: A Guide for Families Robert Jenkins Independent trainer This guidebook is for family carers of people with learning disabilities who have dementia and covers health changes, diagnosis, support strategies and future concerns.

Mental Health Act - Guide Book Content 1 The Mental Health Act () Guide Book (sixth edition) provides a clear and practical source of information about procedures and issues to be considered in implementing the Mental Health Act and was published April Description.

Now in its 5th edition, Mental Health in Intellectual Disabilities continues to address the need for a handbook which, while well-grounded in research and latest clinical practice, is essentially non-academic and accessible for staff occupying many roles. This guide book is aimed at family carers of people with learning disabilities who have dementia.

There are five main chapters covering: dementia, health changes. Details. ISBN: Publication: April Content: A mental health guide for those supporting people with intellectual disabilities. Introduction.

Section 1 – What is mental health? • What Is Mental Health and identifying changes? • Common myths • Mental health problems are the persons own fault • Mental health problems are for life • I don’t need any help with my.People with intellectual disabilities constitute about 2% of the population (Bernal ; Smiley ).However, for social, psychological and biological reasons they are at increased risk of developing mental illness (Smiley ; Einfeld ).Intellectual disabilities are also associated with other neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly those on the autism spectrum.A guide to mental health for families and carers of people with intellectual disabilities.

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