Chapter 5. Promoting the Emotional Well-Being of People with Profound and Multiple Intellectual Disabilities: A Holistic Approach through Intensive Interaction

  1. Jillian Pawlyn BA (Hons), PGCE, RNLD Specialist Practitioner Lecturer2,3 and
  2. Steven Carnaby BSc. (Hons), MSc., Ph.D., D. Clin. Psy., C. Psychol., ILTM Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist4
  1. Melanie Nind

Published Online: 17 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch5

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

How to Cite

Nind, M. (2008) Promoting the Emotional Well-Being of People with Profound and Multiple Intellectual Disabilities: A Holistic Approach through Intensive Interaction, in Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs (eds J. Pawlyn and S. Carnaby), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Community Learning Disabilities Nursing, ENB 978, UK

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

Author Information

  1. School of Education, University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, 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:

  • promoting the emotional well-being of people with PIMD;
  • emotional well-being;
  • holistic approach to promoting emotional well-being;
  • intensive interaction as a holistic approach;
  • evaluation of emotional literacy programmes;
  • contingent responding;
  • imputing intentionality - fundamental to supporting transition to intentional communication;
  • emotional well-being of people with profound intellectual disabilities;
  • awareness about emotional states and mental health - on the rise;
  • intensive interaction - effective way with PIMD people

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning objectives

  • Current best practice: a holistic approach to promoting emotional well-being

  • Specialist intervention: Intensive Interaction as a holistic approach

  • Conclusion

  • References