Helping to keep safe

Peter Cronin (Based at The Estia Centre, London, UK)
Liam Peyton (Based at The Estia Centre, London, UK)

Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities

ISSN: 2044-1282

Publication date: 16 November 2012

Abstract

Purpose

The aim of this paper is to consider risk from the perspective of people with learning disabilities.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper explores the thoughts and experiences of two people with learning disabilities around two different areas of potential risk and their participation in a mental health promotion group which has helped.

Findings

People with learning disabilities encounter many risks in their lives but with the right support these risks can be managed.

Originality/value

The paper adds valuable insight into the life of people with learning disabilities and the risks they face.

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Citation

Cronin, P. and Peyton, L. (2012), "Helping to keep safe", Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, Vol. 6 No. 6, pp. 291-292. https://doi.org/10.1108/20441281211285928

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Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2012, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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