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Risk Assessment in People With Learning Disabilities 2nd Edition

Risk Assessment in People With Learning Disabilities 2nd Edition

Paperback by Sellars, Carol

Risk Assessment in People With Learning Disabilities


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Risk Assessment in People With Learning Disabilities


Risk Assessment in People with Learning Disabilities, Second Edition reflects legislative updates made over the past decade while continuing to demystify the process of assessing risk for people with intellectual impairment (previously called 'learning disabilities'). * Revisits techniques of risk assessment outlined in First Edition in light of the recent legislative changes, most notably the 2005 Mental Capacity Act * Covers methods of assessing a person's capacity to consent in a range of situations, from the everyday, to complex medical or psychological scenarios * Covers implications of new guidelines issued in relation to the Care Programme Approach (CPA)


Preface: Introduction to Second Edition vii Chapter 1 Assessing Risks in the Lives of People with Intellectual Impairment 1 Chapter 2 The Problem of Predicting Risk 13 Chapter 3 Assessing Risks and Establishing Care Plans 27 Chapter 4 Everyday Risks 47 Chapter 5 Parents with Intellectual Impairment 69 Chapter 6 Self-harm, Mental Illness and Risk 89 Chapter 7 Other Mental Disorders and Associated Risks 103 Chapter 8 Violence and Offending in People with Intellectual Impairment 123 Chapter 9 Sex Offenders with Intellectual Impairment 141 Chapter 10 Assessment of Risk with Those You Care For: the Way Forward 155 References and Suggested Further Reading 167 Index 171

2nd Edition
John Wiley & Sons Inc
196 pages
Publication Date:
26 Aug 2011

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