Developing Friendships and Social Integration through Leisure for People with Moderate, Severe and Profound Learning Disabilities Transferred from Hospital to Community Care

Angela Srivastava (Leeds Community and Mental Health Services NHS Teaching Trust, University of Huddersfield)

Tizard Learning Disability Review

ISSN: 1359-5474

Publication date: 1 October 2001

Abstract

This paper looks at the quality and value of leisure and friendships that people with learning disabilities experience in the community. It provides an overview of the problems in developing friendships for people with moderate, severe and profound learning disabilities transferred from hospital to community care and identifies recommendations for commissioners, providers, staff and carers for the development of friendships through leisure in the community.

Citation

Srivastava, A. (2001), "Developing Friendships and Social Integration through Leisure for People with Moderate, Severe and Profound Learning Disabilities Transferred from Hospital to Community Care", Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. 6 No. 4, pp. 19-27. https://doi.org/10.1108/13595474200100035

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 2001, MCB UP Limited

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