Chapter 5. Transitions in the Ageing Population

  1. Louise L. Clark and
  2. Peter Griffiths
  1. Theresa Wiseman,
  2. Karen Lowton and
  3. Ian Noonan

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697863.ch5

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

Wiseman, T., Lowton, K. and Noonan, I. (2008) Transitions in the Ageing Population, 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.ch5

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:

  • adult care;
  • healthcare;
  • intellectual impairment;
  • mainstream services;
  • health promotion

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Transition from Paediatric to Adult Care

  • Health Promotion, Health Maintenance and the Prevention of Relapse

  • Chronic Health Conditions and Care Requirements of Adults with Intellectual Impairment

  • Experiencing Continuity of Care for A Chronic Health Problem

  • The Importance of Multidisciplinary Team Working

  • Issues Arising from Ageing Intellectually Impaired Groups

  • Issues Arising at End of Life

  • Conclusion

  • References and Recommended Reading