9. Working with Organisations or: Why Won't They Follow My Advice?

  1. Eric Emerson3,4,
  2. Chris Hatton5,
  3. Kate Dickson6,
  4. Rupa Gone7,
  5. Amanda Caine8 and
  6. Jo Bromley9
  1. Judith McBrien1 and
  2. Sue Candy2

Published Online: 8 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch9

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

How to Cite

McBrien, J. and Candy, S. (2012) Working with Organisations or: Why Won't They Follow My Advice?, 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.ch9

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

    Cornwall Foundation NHS Trust, UK

  2. 2

    Saltash Cornwall, 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:

  • working with organizations, ‘mediators’ not in tune with experts;
  • working environment, pitfalls, psychologists and ‘take it or leave it’;
  • people with ID, web of caring agencies, bureaucratic organisations;
  • care packages for social care;
  • children with special needs, for inclusion in mainstream schools;
  • primary care trusts;
  • services for people with ID, shared across provider agencies;
  • differing philosophies of care and treatment;
  • working with the recipients of advice;
  • bringing people together early on, clarifying roles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Working Environment

  • Giving Advice

  • Working with the Recipients of Advice

  • Conclusion

  • References