Chapter 3. Effective Communication

  1. Louise L. Clark and
  2. Peter Griffiths
  1. Garry Diack and
  2. Howard Cohen

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697863.ch3

Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services

Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services

How to Cite

Diack, G. and Cohen, H. (2008) Effective Communication, in Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services (eds L. L. Clark and P. Griffiths), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697863.ch3

Editor Information

  1. King's College London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470034712

Online ISBN: 9780470697863

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Keywords:

  • health professionals;
  • health care;
  • health services;
  • manpower;
  • electronic controls

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Communication and the Assessment of Need

  • Power and Authority in Communication

  • Complexity of Language and Hidden Meanings

  • Enhancing the Clinical Encounter with Individuals with Intellectual Impairment

  • Accessibility

  • Clinical Competence

  • Physical Environment

  • Effective Communication

  • Communicating with or Through Carers

  • Extending Effective Communication Beyond the Consultation

  • Reflection and Personal Development

  • Conclusion

  • References and Recommended Reading