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Handling Information for a Learning Disability Worker

Handling Information for a Learning Disability Worker

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 an invaluable resource in helping you to achieve the units on handling information.

You will find the book 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 the book so you can really get to grips with the subject.

About the Authors and the People Who Contributed to This Book
Understanding Requirements for Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings
Maintaining Records in Line with Agreed Ways of Working
Supporting Others to Handle Information

Excellent resource particularly in relation to record keeping and good practice

Ms Tina Duffy
Health and Social Care, North West Institute
December 20, 2012

The book covers issues related to various forms of information handling in a clear and concise way.

Ms Jean Riding
Health, Care and Education, Knowsley Community College
July 23, 2012

Lesley Barcham

Lesley Barcham’s career has been about learning. She trained as a teacher of deaf children in the 1970s and started out as a hearing therapist and then teacher of secondary aged deaf children. She has also worked in residential child care and teaching children with learning disabilities and adults with a learning disability in a further education college. Lesley gained a PhD from the Open University in the 1990s for her research into the development of education for disabled children in Southern Africa. Lesley has worked for BILD for 14 years on a variety of learning materials and programmes. From 2009 – 2011 she was seconded part time to... More About Author

Jackie Pountney

Jackie Pountney/par1/Jackie has worked at BILD since 2004, where she supports organisations to offer learning disability qualifications to their staff. Before this she worked with people with learning disabilities, firstly within Birmingham Social Services Department, and later in a Further Education College. She has co-authored ‘Not behind the bikeshed’ a resource pack for teaching health and social education to people with learning disabilities, and was the author of ‘Your role as a learning disability worker’ and ‘Protecting people who have a learning disability from abuse’. More About Author