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Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities: Understanding the context
Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities: Understanding the context

Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities: Understanding the context

A Care Quality Guide for health and social care staff


100 Pages, 4 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $24.00)

Publication Date: July 2014

ISBN 9781909810938

Rights: US & CA

Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd (Jul 2014)

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If you are new to working with a particular client group or in a new role, you can use the material to quickly develop knowledge you will need, and where appropriate, work towards a relevant qualification.If you are a more experienced worker, you can use the guide to refresh your learning, and to contribute towards your continuing professional development.If you are a manager, you can use the guide to meet your responsibilities for providing induction and staff supervision, and opportunities for training and development and continuing professional development. This will contribute towards meeting Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards.This guide also provides underpinning knowledge for Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) unit LD201 Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities.

Author Biography

Dr Rorie Fulton is a partner at Open Cultures Consultancy, a research and training consultancy specialising in learning disability, communication and inclusion issues. He is also co-ordinator of The Caldwell Foundation, a charity supporting people with autism who have sensory and communication difficulties. Rorie’s background is in academic research, education and advocacy.Kate Richardson is a highly specialist speech and language therapist working with adults with learning disabilities. She is qualified as a registered intermediary on behalf of adults with learning disabilities appearing in the criminal justice system. Kate is also a partner at Open Cultures Consultancy and a consultant for The Caldwell Foundation.

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