Chapter 18. Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Meeting Complex Needs through Complex Means

  1. Jillian Pawlyn BA (Hons), PGCE, RNLD Specialist Practitioner Lecturer1,2 and
  2. Steven Carnaby BSc. (Hons), MSc., Ph.D., D. Clin. Psy., C. Psychol., ILTM Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist3
  1. Steven Carnaby BSc. (Hons), MSc., Ph.D., D. Clin. Psy., C. Psychol., ILTM Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist3 and
  2. Jillian Pawlyn BA (Hons), PGCE, RNLD Specialist Practitioner Lecturer1,2

Published Online: 17 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch18

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

How to Cite

Carnaby, S. and Pawlyn, J. (2008) Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Meeting Complex Needs through Complex Means, in Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs (eds J. Pawlyn and S. Carnaby), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Community Learning Disabilities Nursing, ENB 978, UK

  2. 2

    Ridgeway Partnership NHS Trust, Slade, House, Horspath Driftway, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JH, UK

  3. 3

    Westminster Learning Disability Partnership, 215 Lisson Grove, London, NW8 8LW, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Community Learning Disabilities Nursing, ENB 978, UK

  2. 2

    Ridgeway Partnership NHS Trust, Slade, House, Horspath Driftway, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JH, UK

  3. 3

    Westminster Learning Disability Partnership, 215 Lisson Grove, London, NW8 8LW, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151702

Online ISBN: 9781444301526

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Keywords:

  • PMID - meeting complex needs through complex means;
  • The ‘virtuous circle’;
  • The ‘overestimation career’;
  • person-centred planning;
  • meeting complex needs;
  • PIMD complex needs cycle;
  • ‘getting to know the person’ through transdisciplinary assessment;
  • person-centred action and adjustments in support services for PMID

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • People with PIMD: invisible citizens?

  • Meeting complex needs

  • References