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Author Mansell, Jim.
Title Active Support : Enabling and Empowering People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.

Author Mansell, Jim.
Subject People with mental disabilities -- Services for.
Social work with people with mental disabilities.
Intellectual Disability -- rehabilitation.
Social Support.
Activities of Daily Living.
Patient-Centered Care -- methods.
Alt Name Beadle-Brown, Julie.
Description 1 online resource (226 pages)
Contents Active Support: Enabling and Empowering Peoplewith Intellectual Disabilities; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Engagement in Meaningful Activity andRelationships; 3 The Enabling Relationship; 4 Organising Staff Support; 5 Practice Leadership; 6 The Organisational Context; 7 Integrating Active Support with OtherPerson-Centred Approaches; 8 Conclusion; Appendix 1: Summary of the levels of engagementreported in available studies and additional analysisof available data, with Adaptive Behaviour ScalePart 1 (ABS) score where available.
Appendix 2: Summary of data on engagement and supportfrom staff following implementation of active supportReferences; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page.
Summary Active Support is a proven model of care that enables and empowers people with intellectual disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of their lives. This evidence-based approach is particularly effective for working with people with more severe disabilities, and is of growing interest to those responsible for providing support and services. The authors provide a comprehensive overview of Active Support and how it can be used in practice, based on the theory and research underpinning the methods involved. They describe how to engage people with intellectual disabilities in meaningful ac.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780857003003 (electronic bk.)
0857003003 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613688477
OCLC # 794328310
Additional Format Print version: Mansell, Jim. Active Support : Enabling and Empowering People with Intellectual Disabilities. London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2012 9781849051118

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