Quality of Life for People with Learning Disabilities.
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Published by Chapman Hall .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL15030822M
ISBN 100412709007

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Quality of Life for People with Disabilities: International Perpectives and Issues [David Goode] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Quality of Life for People with Disabilities: International Perpectives and IssuesFormat: Paperback. This book contains a series of articles written by international experts in the fields of intellectual disability and quality of life. These articles explore a broad range of issues that impact on the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities and their : Hardcover.   A severe lack of understanding and research into the needs of people with learning disabilities and epilepsy is placing them at risk say experts from the University of Hertfordshire. There are currently more than 1 million people with learning disabilities in England. 'The keys to life' is the new strategy for people with learning disabilities. 'The keys to life' has lots of recommendations about how to make the lives of people with learning disabilities better. A recommendation is an idea about how to make things better in the future.

Improving the quality of life of people with disabilities is possible with the new legislation granting civil rights to people with disabilities, with regulations that help fulfill the intent of the law, and with the use of knowledge gleaned from research studies, exemplary practices, and other quality-oriented studies. The field of intellectual disability (ID) is strongly influenced by the Quality of Life paradigm (QOL). We aimed at investigating whether or not the QOL paradigm also applies to clients with ID and cooccurring mental health problems. This paper aims at stimulating a debate on this topic, by investigating whether or not QOL domains are universal. Focus groups with natural and professional Cited by: People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)* must be able to live the lives they choose and have a good quality of life. Issue. People with IDD often do not have the services, supports and personal relationships they want and need to lead a full life in the community. on its register.1 Due to improved health and social care the population of people with learning disabilities is expected to rise by % of its total each year and the numbers of older people with learning disabilities (ie, 60 years plus) is set to increase by 36% between and consequently so too the end of life care needs of this group.3File Size: 2MB.

I am doing a study on the quality of life of people with intellectual disability and I need a good, psychometrically sound (reliable and valid) questionnaire that covers all the major aspects of. A Healthy Life: People with learning disabilities enjoy the highest attainable standard of living, health and family life. Choice and Control: People with learning disabilities are treated with dignity and respect, and are protected from neglect, exploitation and abuse. Independence: People File Size: 2MB. Services for people with learning disabilities will be subject to external scrutiny to ensure they are meeting minimum standards of care delivery and will also have internal quality assurance processes to look at the quality of the support they provide, The key question however, particularly in a situation where an individual may be getting support from a variety of sources, is what impact. Parmenter, T: , ‘An analysis of the dimensions of quality of life for people with physical disabilities’, in R. I. Brown (ed.), Quality of Life for Handicapped People: A Series in Rehabilitation Education (Croom Helm, London). Google ScholarCited by: