Chapter 6. Achieving and Maintaining Health

  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. Jillian Pawlyn BA (Hons), PGCE, RNLD Specialist Practitioner Lecturer1,2

Published Online: 17 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch6

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

How to Cite

Pawlyn, J. (2008) Achieving and Maintaining Health, in Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs (eds J. Pawlyn and S. Carnaby), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch6

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

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:

  • profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMDs) and achieving optimum health;
  • enabling people more control over their lives;
  • good health;
  • quality;
  • partnership working;
  • government objectives for intellectual disability services;
  • person-centred approaches - ways of commissioning, providing and organising services rooted in listening;
  • person-centred planning - strategic context;
  • health action planning and health action plan (HAP);
  • health profiling to meet health needs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning objectives

  • Person-centred approaches

  • Health action planning

  • Health profiling to meet health needs

  • Health facilitation

  • Valuing people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities

  • Conclusion

  • Further reading

  • Useful websites

  • References