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100 1  Grey, Robin 
245 10 Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities :|bA Guide for
       Professionals and Carers 
264  1 London :|bJessica Kingsley Publishers,|c2010 
264  4 |c©2010 
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505 0  Intro -- Bereavement,Lossand Learning DisabilitiesA Guide 
       for Professionals and Carers -- 1 Introduction and 
       Overview -- The purpose of this book -- Terminology -- 
       Facts and figures -- Relevant UK legislation and policy --
       Context of the work -- The focus of different 
       practitioners -- Routine as safety -- Is talking therapy 
       the appropriate treatment? -- Problems that may be faced -
       - Associated losses -- Physical sensations -- Psychic or 
       spirit sensations -- Collective grief -- Witnessing other 
       people's illness -- Conclusion -- 2 How Bereavement and 
       Loss can be Different in Learning Disabilities -- Why the 
       experience of bereavement might be different for someone 
       with a learning disability -- Self-blame -- Not knowing 
       when grieving 'stops' following bereavement -- 3 Stages of
       Loss -- Introduction -- Shock -- Denial -- Bargaining -- 
       Searching -- Anxiety -- Anger -- Guilt -- Depression -- 
       Grief and mourning -- Acceptance -- How we can help this 
       process -- 4 Assessment -- Introduction -- Background to 
       risk -- Care plans -- Managing greater risks posed to the 
       individual -- Relevance to bereavement and loss -- 
       Depression -- Anger -- Physical manifestations of grief --
       Self-esteem -- Assessment of behaviours that may be seen 
       as attention seeking -- Factors to consider when assessing
       for any therapeutic work -- History of attachments -- 
       Factors to consider in grief work -- Unresolved grief -- 5
       Developing Understanding around Bereavement and Loss -- 
       Context of the work -- Practical considerations -- Blocks 
       to understanding -- Building on previous understanding -- 
       Autism and understanding of bereavement and loss -- 
       Developing an understanding of illness -- Developing an 
       understanding of what death is -- Breaking news of sudden 
       illness or death in residential settings -- Reading social
       cues -- Different attachments in residential care 
505 8  Difficulty in locating the body -- Explaining change to 
       people with learning disabilities -- Health education and 
       awareness -- Specific illness -- Impact of a death within 
       a shared supported house -- Avoiding euphemisms -- 
       Thinking about funerals and attending funerals -- Finding 
       it hard to move on from worry -- Growing older -- 6 
       Therapeutic Tasks -- Introduction -- Types of referrals --
       Establishing a good therapeutic relationship -- Consent --
       Contract -- Confidentiality -- Boundary setting -- 
       Environment and room setting -- Goal setting -- Tasks of 
       counselling -- Endings -- 7 Working with Families -- 
       Introduction -- Life cycle issues -- Beliefs and customs -
       - Loss felt by parents -- Loss of being parents -- Issues 
       for older parents -- Preparing for the future -- Being 
       honest about health needs -- Managing the effects of 
       moving home -- Managing when parents become ill or 
       hospitalized -- Dealing with structural change -- 8 The 
       Carer's Role in Bereavement -- Introduction -- Knowing 
       someone's history -- Who is a carer? -- Staff training 
       needs -- Supporting a client who is facing a bereavement -
       - Systemic implications of a loss -- The role of carers --
       National S ervice Framework for M ental Health and the 
       Carers Act -- Caring for someone with learning 
       disabilities -- Long-term foster placements -- Supporting 
       people in residential care facing loss and bereavement -- 
       End of an adult fostering relationship -- 9 Working with 
       Clients who have Additional Communication Needs -- 
       Language and meaning -- Identifying non-verbal change -- 
       Behavioural changes -- Echolalia -- Involving speech and 
       language therapy -- Makaton® -- Using Makaton to 
       communicate emotions around loss and bereavement -- 
       Talking Mats® -- Hearing loss -- Sight loss -- Creative 
       therapies -- Dementia and learning disabilities -- 10 Role
       of Supervision -- Introduction 
505 8  Why supervision work in learning disabilities is essential
       -- Establishing the contract -- Functions of supervision -
       - Issues that often present in learning disabilities 
       supervision -- Difficulties in obtaining appropriate 
       supervision around bereavement and loss -- Encouraging 
       self-reflection -- Working with trainees -- Supervising 
       trainee counsellors -- Supervising residential staff -- 
       Supervising day care staff -- 'Death and loss' for 
       trainees -- 11 Working with Terminal Illnesses -- 
       Introduction -- Why terminal illness is a difficult area -
       - Delays in diagnosis -- Assumptions made by others -- 
       National Strategy for End of Life Care 2008 -- The concept
       of death -- Knowledge of what a terminal illness is -- 
       Maintaining identity -- Specific issues for adults with 
       learning disabilities facing end of life illness -- 
       Explaining a terminal diagnosis -- Palliative care -- 
       Health education -- Supporting people with learning 
       disabilities who have terminally ill relatives and friends
       -- 12 Remembering and Anniversaries -- Introduction -- 
       Functions of remembering -- Recalling the past -- 
       Recognizing attachments -- Problems with remembering -- 
       When remembering is not helpful -- Managing unpleasant 
       memories -- Unwelcome reminding -- Loss felt by a centre 
       or home -- Continuity -- Problems with anniversaries -- 
       Doubts about memory and relationships -- Creating a focus 
       -- Unresolved grief appearing some time after a loss -- 
       Seasons and festivals -- Voices, accents, smells and 
       sounds -- Dementia -- Managing change -- When to end 
       mourning and remembering -- REFERENCES -- USEFUL 
       ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES -- INDEX 
520    Losing a loved one and coping with the subsequent 
       adjustments that follow are a difficult fact of life, but 
       people with learning disabilities face specific 
       difficulties in processing and managing these changes. 
       This book acknowledges the importance of helping 
       relationships in supporting this vulnerable group through 
       periods of loss and bereavement 
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       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
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650  0 Bereavement.;People with mental disabilities -- 
       Psychology.;People with mental disabilities -- Means of 
       communication 
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