The author has worked for 45 years in the care and nursing profession, principally with people who have learning disabilities. He was a Ward Manager and Home Manager for 30 years, developing pioneering community services for people with learning disabilities and complex emotional needs. Currently, he is the Positive Behavioural Support Manager and a Quality Auditor for Milestones Trust, a leading provider of social care services in Bristol and its surrounding area. He also is an Associate Lecturer at the University of the West of England.
Caring for the Carers: A Guide to Help Paid Carers for People with Learning Disabilities
The care and support of people who have learning disabilities present many potential stressors to those who work with members of this client group, particularly if they have complex needs such as poor mental health, autism, sensory deficits or severe physical impairments.
Although some research ha...