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Duty of care for learning disability workers

Duty of care for learning disability workers

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Duty of Care

56 pages | Learning Matters
If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Duty of Care. It will help you to understand how duty of care affects the people you support, their family carers, you and your employer.

The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

About the Authors
Understand the Meaning of Duty of Care
Dilemmas that May Arise About Duty of Care
Handling Comments, Complaints, Adverse Events and Incidents

Part of a series of books. Good for providing a foundation to understanding concepts surrounding what life is like for people who experience learning difficulties. Requested full set for library.

Ms Michelle Evans
Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
January 21, 2013

A recommended text to our students on the nursing and social work joint degree programme

Dr Vincent Icheku
Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
November 8, 2012

Justine Barksby

Justine has been a qualified learning disability nurse since 1995. Since then she has worked as a staff nurse in a learning disability service, she has been a manager of an NHS learning disability day service and also worked as a clinical nurse specialist in challenging behaviour. She is now a lecturer for the University of Nottingham, teaching student nurses. She has a qualification in higher education and is a practice teacher. Justine feels very passionate about the quality of service provision for people with learning disabilities. More About Author

Lucy Harper

Lucy Harper has worked as a lecturer for the University of Nottingham for five years and is based at the Mansfield site in Nottinghamshire. Before this she spent ten years as a general nurse caring for surgical patients. Lucy is a qualified practice teacher and regularly teaches students from all fields of nursing including learning disabilities. She has always been active in promoting high quality health care services which are safe and effective for service users, carers, relatives and staff. More About Author

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