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Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability

OpenLearn Create, (2019)


Accessed July 4, 2019 Around one in four adults has at least one mental health need at any time, and in the next 20 years the number of British people expected to suffer from dementia will grow by 40 per cent. Even though you might not be working in a setting specifically caring for people with mental health conditions, dementia and learning disabilities, it is still important to have some awareness of the signs and symptoms. This will help you to show compassion and care when you observe any behaviour that seems unusual or difficult to understand, and to be aware of the need to consult more experienced staff about behaviours if necessary. Chapter 5: Introducing practical healthcare
https://www.open.edu/openlearncreate/mod/oucontent...


Children & neurodevelopmental behavioural intellectual disorders

Eds.: World Health Organization, (2011)


Children's Health and the Environment WHO Training Package for the Health Sector World Health Organization
https://www.who.int/ceh/capacity/neurodevelopmenta...


Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities

National Institute for Health and Care Expericen (NICE), (2016)


Prevention, Assessment and Management
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng54/resources/me...


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