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Suicide risk in informal carers of people living with dementia
With an ageing population comes an increasing risk of illnesses such as dementia and a growing need for care. There are 670,000 informal, unpaid carers in the UK, reducing costs for health and social care services but ...
Transition and Social networks
School leavers with learning disabilities often face difficulties in making a smooth transition from school to college, employment or more broadly, to adult life. The transition phase is traumatic for the young person ...
The population of United Kingdom is diverse and complex in terms of ethnicity, culture, language and religion. The increase in ethnic diversity is also apparent in the population of children and young people with learning ...
Mental Health Services for Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland
(Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, 2014-04)
It is well documented that people from Black and minority ethnic communities experience severe inequalities in our mental health services. Leicester is one of England’s most culturally diverse cities with approximately 50% ...
A randomised controlled trial of liaison worker model for young people with learning disabilities and mental health problems
Twenty six young people with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs from Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities were recruited as part of a bigger study to examine the effectiveness of a liaison worker in helping ...
Resilience in children and young people with intellectual disabilities: a review of literature
Purpose: Building the resilience of children with intellectual disabilities (ChID) can help reduce the personal, social and economic costs associated with mental ill health among such children. The aim of this paper is ...