Chapter 20. Ageing, Dementia and People with Intellectual Disability

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People3 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant4
  1. Chris Oliver Professor of Clinical Psychology1,
  2. Dawn Adams1 and
  3. Sunny Kalsy Consultant Clinical Psychologist Family Therapist2

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch20

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Oliver, C., Adams, D. and Kalsy, S. (2008) Ageing, Dementia and People with Intellectual Disability, in Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition (eds B. Woods and L. Clare), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

  2. 4

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK

  2. 2

    Birmingham Learning Disabilities Service, South Birmingham PCT, 66 Anchorage Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B74 2PH, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012307

Online ISBN: 9780470773185

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Keywords:

  • intellectual disability (ID) services;
  • degree of ID - variability in ageing process;
  • ID and Down syndrome;
  • seven ‘Edinburgh Principles’ for dementia;
  • psychological interventions in ID

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Social and Health Context

  • Variability within Intellectual Disability and Interactions with Ageing

  • Ageing and Physical Health

  • Ageing and Psychological Change

  • Dementia in Adults with down Syndrome

  • Assessment and Diagnosis of Dementia in down Syndrome

  • Behavioural Presentation of Dementia in down Syndrome

  • The Service Context for Older Adults with Intellectual Disability

  • Models of Service Delivery and Provision

  • Psychological Service Responses

  • Conclusions

  • References