Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 10 Issue 3

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Maximising Capacity to Make Financial Decisions

W Suto, I Clare, A Holland

This paper provides some guidance on how recent research into decision‐making capacity can be used in clinical practice to maximise financial independence among adults with…

Learning with Families: Involving Families in Staff Training

Jill Davies

Valuing People calls for a new relationship between families and staff in learning disability services. It proposes that the voices of family carers be heard, and that they should…

European Knowledge Centre for the Prevention of and Response to Sexual Abuse of People with a Learning Disability

Joan Lesseliers, Phil Madden

The purpose of the project was to establish a European Knowledge Centre for the Prevention of and Response to Sexual abuse of People with a Learning Disability. The idea of…

In‐patient Psychiatric Care: What we can Learn from People with Learning Disabilities and their Carers

Katrina Scior, Silvia Longo

There has been much debate about the most appropriate site for in‐patient psychiatric care for people with learning disabilities. The evidence base for service delivery for this…

From Direct Provision to Direct Payments: Making a Reality of Choice and Control

Andrew Tyson

This paper gives a brief overview of the background to current efforts to help more people with learning disabilities take up direct payments. It reflects on some of the…

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