17. Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Issues in Ageing and Dementia

  1. Eric Emerson3,4,
  2. Chris Hatton5,
  3. Kate Dickson6,
  4. Rupa Gone7,
  5. Amanda Caine8 and
  6. Jo Bromley9
  1. Sunny Kalsy-Lillico1,
  2. Dawn Adams2 and
  3. Chris Oliver2

Published Online: 8 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch17

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kalsy-Lillico, S., Adams, D. and Oliver, C. (2012) Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Issues in Ageing and Dementia, in Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition (eds E. Emerson, C. Hatton, K. Dickson, R. Gone, A. Caine and J. Bromley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK

  2. 4

    University of Sydney, Australia

  3. 5

    Centre for Disability Research at Lancaster University, UK

  4. 6

    Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales, UK

  5. 7

    Enfield Integrated Learning Disabilities Service, UK

  6. 8

    Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  7. 9

    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Birmingham Learning Disabilities Service, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust, UK

  2. 2

    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470029718

Online ISBN: 9781118404898

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Keywords:

  • older adults with ID, issues with ageing and dementia;
  • ageing in people with ID, biological, psychological, social;
  • social and health care contexts, in ageing;
  • ID and ageing;
  • level of ID, varying with ageing, predictions of longevity;
  • Down syndrome, and health concerns related to ageing;
  • mental health difficulties, in people with ID;
  • language limitations, diagnostic overshadowing, syndrome-specific;
  • dementia in adults with ID;
  • reactive service responses, to emerging needs of older adults with ID

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Social and Health Care Contexts Pertinent to Ageing

  • Intellectual Disability and Ageing

  • Ageing and Physical Health in People with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Ageing and Mental Health Needs in People with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Dementia in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Down Syndrome

  • Assessment and Diagnosis of Dementia in People with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Behavioural Presentation of Dementia in People with Intellectual Disabilities

  • The Service and Policy Contexts for Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Models of Service Delivery and provision

  • Psychological Service Responses

  • Emerging Issues

  • Conclusions and Recommended Reading

  • Recommended Reading

  • References