Positive Initiatives for People with Learning Difficulties

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

  • Editors
  • Roberta Astor
  • Karen Jeffereys

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Roberta Astor, Karen Jeffereys
    Pages 1-18
  3. Roberta Astor, Karen Jeffereys
    Pages 33-51
  4. Diana Sant Angelo
    Pages 52-68
  5. Colin Goble
    Pages 69-78
  6. Christine Jenkins, Sue Shearman
    Pages 115-131
  7. Rebecca Stores, Luci Wiggs, Gregory Stores
    Pages 132-146
  8. Karen Jeffereys
    Pages 165-184
  9. Roberta Astor
    Pages 185-197
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 198-208

About this book


This multidisciplinary volume raises contemporary and controversial issues relating to care provision for people with learning difficulties. Addressing the changing market economy of care and taking as its theme the provision of 'Health for All', this book explores a range of issues with particular relevance for the quality of life enjoyed by people with learning difficulties. All the authors have direct involvement with the realities of practice as well as a thorough understanding of the relevant research and policy.


care emotion nursing nutrition

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2000
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-67208-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-333-98659-2
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