Emotional well-being and Learning Handicap - Bend undertakings and assets Learning Inability Today 27th Nov 2008.


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Examination venture into Hospital Admission for People with a Learning Disability in Wales. Facilitating National Learning Disability and Ethnicity Network (www.lden.org.uk) ...
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Psychological wellness and Learning Disability - ARC activities and assets Learning Disability Today 27th Nov 2008 David Grundy

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About ARC ( www.arcuk.org.uk ) Member drove association (chiefly social consideration organizations) Offers individuals a voice and representation at a national level News and approach overhauls Various preparing LDQ - NVQ and so forth CRB/POVA Undertakes an extensive variety of tasks important to individuals

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About ARC For instance - Handling Medication In Social Care Settings Research venture into Hospital Admission for People with a Learning Disability in Wales Hosting National Learning Disability and Ethnicity Network ( www.lden.org.uk ) Moving On Up venture ( www.movingonup.info ) The Candle venture and the Clear Thoughts venture

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Increasing national spotlight on constructive psychological well-being/passionate prosperity (for everybody) Both Candle and Clear Thoughts ventures take a gander at constructive emotional well-being not simply mental sick wellbeing Front line social consideration staff won\'t not search for indications of mental sick wellbeing - or distinguish what they are seeing and emotional well-being issues Resources likewise consider related issues, for example, physical wellbeing, diet, exercise, tangible hindrance and related conditions, for example, extreme introvertedness and epilepsy - comprehensive perspective

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Mental Ill Health in Learning Disability Having a Learning Disability is the absolute most noteworthy component recognized in expanding the dangers of mental sick wellbeing Percentage of individuals who have a learning incapacity who likewise have emotional wellness issues Rutter et each of the 1976 - 30% Count Us In 2002 - 40%

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Mental Ill Health in Learning Disability The other regular danger calculates likewise apply to individuals who have a Learning Disability Family breakdown Social seclusion Poor correspondence Little control or decision over life

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Young individuals with a learning handicap have a more prominent possibility of being presented to antagonistic life occasions 65% of YP with LD experience childhood in neediness 52% of YP with LD have a guardian carer with mental sick wellbeing 51% of YP with LD have a guardian carer with no instructive or professional capabilities 25% of YP with LD have a guardian carer with physical wellbeing needs 60% of YP with LD have been presented to two or a greater amount of these adverse life occasions (Emerson & Hatton 2007)

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Interaction between LD & MH Most individuals with learning inabilities didn\'t know about the term \'Emotional well-being\' Families were suspicious of the term Mental Health and requirement for a different, extra mark Young individuals with learning handicaps or the general population they go to for counsel are not all around educated about psychological well-being and emotional well-being administrations Some individuals from BME people group discovered circumstance more troublesome because of "shame" from group individuals FPLD (Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities) 2006

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Cultural Issues Many individuals from BME people group have had pessimistic encounters while getting to (all) medicinal services administrations Families stress over reactions and states of mind of others both inside and outside their group Issues of interpretation and understanding Cultural contrasts in impression of wellbeing and sickness - Western Medical Model may vary from social "standard"

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Health and Sensory Issues People with a learning incapacity will probably have issues with their listening ability and vision than the all inclusive community. Center fundamental physical sick wellbeing frequently additionally show Overshadowing All these necessities ought to be checked. Might need to be something administrations recommend happens amid any sitting tight for an arrangement.

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ARC Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects ARC have 2 ventures with respect to emotional well-being in learning handicap (both DoH supported) Clear Thoughts - an \'information focus\' for people, their families and bleeding edge staff and The Candle Project - CAMHS and New Directions in Learning Disability and Ethnicity

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects Clear Thoughts - an electronic information community for people, their families and cutting edge staff. The site takes a gander at positive psychological wellness and emotional instability An essentially electronic asset offering data and connections to different wellsprings of exhortation and bolster Aims to be clear, open and simple to explore around Involvement of a scope of different associations and experts 6 months (or something like that) left of current DoH subsidizing

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects Clear Thoughts - does not simply take a gander at psychological well-being and learning incapacity. All encompassing perspective required. Pages on the site for Challenging Behavior, Cultural Issues, Autism and Epilepsy for instance Newsletters and email gatherings to keep individuals in touch

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects Clear Thoughts - current improvements Images and "wordbank" (what individuals who have LD say in regards to them)

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects Clear Thoughts - current advancements Simple agendas on 8 regions in regards to emotional wellness

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects

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Clear Thoughts Resources Available from Clear Thoughts - Easy to peruse data Full sound choice on the site 22 uncommonly appointed pictures in a Change Picturebank style 8 Checklists in regards to parts of psychological well-being Staff psychological wellness mindfulness preparing (one day course)

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects The Candle Project - direction and asset for bleeding edge staff working with kids and youngsters who have a learning incapacity and emotional well-being issues Resource covers the key zones of Mental Health, Learning Disability, Ethnicity and Transition Will be useful in a scope of settings and administrations Focus on useful strides individuals can take Makes the connections between an individual\'s advancement, their way of life, their way of life, their surroundings and their psychological wellness

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The Candle Resource The asset is anything but difficult to utilize and offers direction that can be utilized as a part of various ways, these incorporate – A \'get and read\' asset for groups and people confronting general or particular issues. An instrument for talk inside group gatherings or with different experts. For individual self-awareness and preparing. Building up a preparation program for staff. A signpost to different assets and material that will help staff. A signpost to different associations and government divisions required in CAMHS arrangement

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The Candle Resource Additional wellsprings of exhortation and backing are highlighted all through the asset and these can help with particular issues Individuals or associations can photocopy the freebees, contextual investigations and tips These can be utilized to thoroughly consider the key issues independently or as a group amid group gatherings, away days or casually

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects The Candle asset can be downloaded from the Clear Thoughts site www.clearthoughts.info Or accessible in printed version - £25.00 for B&W or on CD £5.00

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects The Clear Thoughts agendas can be downloaded from the Clear Thoughts site www.clearthoughts.info The pictures and wordbank and the agendas are accessible on CD £15.00

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Mental Health in Learning Disability Projects Please observe (and afterward criticism) - www.clearthoughts.info Hopefully you will discover them two valuable

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