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Tizard Learning Disability Review

ISSN: 1359-5474

Online from: 1996

Subject Area: Health and Social Care

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Working Systemically in a Learning Disability Service: What do Colleagues and Carers Think?


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Title:Working Systemically in a Learning Disability Service: What do Colleagues and Carers Think?
Author(s):Selma Smyly, (Ridgeway Learning Disability NHS Trust), Julie Elsworth, (Ridgeway Learning Disability NHS Trust), Judith Mann, (Ridgeway Learning Disability NHS Trust), Emma Coates, (Ridgeway Learning Disability NHS Trust)
Citation:Selma Smyly, Julie Elsworth, Judith Mann, Emma Coates, (2008) "Working Systemically in a Learning Disability Service: What do Colleagues and Carers Think?", Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. 13 Iss: 2, pp.15 - 24
Article type:General review
DOI:10.1108/13595474200800014 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Abstract:Telephone interviews were conducted with 64 participants who attended an initial systemic consultation meeting within a community-based psychology service for people with a learning disability. Most participants found the sessions helpful and liked the reflecting conversations, which they said broadened their views on the presenting problems and offered a positive approach to the meeting, as well as enabling as many views as possible to be heard. However, depending on whether they were carers, colleagues or client and family members, participants' views varied on how prepared and comfortable they felt about the format of the meetings. The authors felt that the results lend support to the overall helpfulness of using an initial systemic consultation meeting when working with this client group.



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