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Synopsis
Explores mental health issues in people with learning disabilities. Presents the stories of three people with learning disabilities who develop mental illness. Mental health professionals discuss the main aspects of each individual’s behaviour that suggest mental illness and consider interventions aimed at improving the person’s mental health and decreasing the likelihood of relapse. The programme shows how support workers and carers can provide valuable background information and detailed historical profiles of the client.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 35 min.
Year of production
1997
Availability
out of distribution; )
Documentation
Accompanying leaflet.
Uses
Mental health trainers and managers.
Subjects
Social welfare
Keywords
learning disabilities; mental illness

Credits

Writer
Geraldine Holt; Nick Bouras

Production Company

Name

First Field

Name

Pavilion Publishing Ltd

Email
info@pavpub.com
Web
http://www.pavpub.com External site opens in new window
Phone
0844 880 5061
Fax
0844 880 5062
Address
Richmond House
Richmond Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 3RL

Distributor

Name

Pavilion Publishing Ltd

Email
info@pavpub.com
Web
http://www.pavpub.com External site opens in new window
Phone
01273 623 222
Fax
0844 880 5062
Address
Richmond House
Richmond Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 3RL
Notes
Print and video/DVD-based training materials on topics in health and social care. Areas covered include learning disability, mental health, young people and children, drugs and alcohol, vulnerable adults, and older people.

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