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Hames, Annette; Noble, Christine – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2009
Christine lives with her three children, Elizabeth, George and Louise. Following the unexpected death of her husband in December 2001, she has been offered practical support into the home, so that she can continue to look after her children. It has been a long struggle, getting the right support package into the home, and here, we tell Christine's…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Coping, Problems, Learning Disabilities
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Stewart, Stephen; Macha, Ruth; Hebblethwaite, Amy; Hames, Annette – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2009
Through the use of face-to-face interviews, this article explores residential carers' perceptions and understanding of a physiotherapy service provided to patients with a learning disability, with the aim of highlighting potential areas for improvement in the service. Carers involved in the study reported a good relationship with the…
Descriptors: Physical Therapy, Patients, Interviews, Intervention
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Moss, Lucy; Smith, Melanie; Wharton, Sarah; Hames, Annette – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2008
Chronic constipation is a common problem in people with learning disabilities. Treatment often involves dietary changes or long-term laxative use. The participants were five children with profound learning disabilities and additional physical difficulties. Their long-standing idiopathic constipation was managed by laxatives. Intervention lasted up…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Case Studies, Children
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Hames, Annette; Carlson, Tracy – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2006
Research has identified that while people with learning disabilities often have greater health needs than the general population, they access primary care at the same rate or lower. Valuing people recommends that members of learning disability teams should take on a key role in supporting people with learning disabilities to access mainstream…
Descriptors: Primary Health Care, Health Promotion, Learning Disabilities, Health Needs