Learning Disabilities Care: A Care Worker Handbook by Tina MarshallLearning Disabilities Care: A Care Worker Handbook by Tina Marshall

Learning Disabilities Care: A Care Worker Handbook

byTina Marshall, Layla Baker, Cathy Spencer

Paperback | July 29, 2012

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Working with people with Learning Disabilities? Training in Learning Disabilities care? You don't have to go it alone!Caring for people with Learning Disabilities is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles in Health and Social Care. But with a range of awards, certificates and pathways available to work-based learners it can be a confusing area. That's why we've put together a one-stop handbook to supportyour training and continuing professional development in caring for people with learning disabilities.Here in one place is all the topic knowledge, assessment support and practical advice you will need for a range of learning disabilities qualifications. Core topics are linked to the specific learning and assessment objectives you need to cover for up to 22 QCF units. Case studies tie learning intothe many different situations and roles across Home Care, Residential Care, NHS and Private Settings.This book is especially useful for candidates taking the:Level 2 Award in Learning DisabilitiesLevel 2 Certificate in Learning DisabilitiesLevel 3 Award in Learning DisabilitiesLevel 3 Certificate in Learning DisabilitiesIt's also a must have reference for those who want to brush up skills and knowledge from previous qualifications.So whatever your level of specialism, give yourself the tools you need to survive and support your clients with learning disabilities.
Tina Marshall started her career as an auxiliary nurse in a large psychiatric institution. She worked for several nursing agencies prior to working for an NHS trust where she qualified as an assessor and verifier. Tina has worked in a variety of settings including managing private nursing homes. She now works for City of Bristol Colleg...
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Title:Learning Disabilities Care: A Care Worker HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 10.39 × 7.68 × 0.03 inPublished:July 29, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1444163264

ISBN - 13:9781444163261

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Table of Contents

1. Supporting individuals with Learning Disabilities2. Person-centred thinking and planning3. Communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings4. Active support5. Positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities6. Personal hygiene7. Supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare8. Autistic Spectrum Conditions9. Sexuality and sexual health10. Young people with a disability and the transition to adulthood11. Parents with disabilities