Risk Assessment in People With Learning Disabilities, 2nd Edition
September 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
Risk Assessment in People with Learning Disabilities, Second Edition reflects legislative updates made over the past decade while continuing to demystify the process of assessing risk for people with intellectual impairment (previously called 'learning disabilities').
- Revisits techniques of risk assessment outlined in First Edition in light of the recent legislative changes, most notably the 2005 Mental Capacity Act
- Covers methods of assessing a person's capacity to consent in a range of situations, from the everyday, to complex medical or psychological scenarios
- Covers implications of new guidelines issued in relation to the Care Programme Approach (CPA)