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Assessing the ability of people with a learning disability to consent to treatment and research
Katy J. Arscott
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disorder. People with a moderate or severe learning disability should not normally be given a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. However if a healthcare professional thinks that the person’s symptoms and behaviour suggest a personality disorder, they should be offered an assessment with a specialist in learning disabilities”. Nurses are sometimes required to support people with learning disabilities to make decisions about sex and relationships. This article discusses some of the most common decisions affecting people with learning disabilities, and how to address concerns about sexual abuse. Keywords: Learning disabilities, Consent, Sex, Relationships.
People aged 16 or over are entitled to consent to their own treatment. This can only be overruled in exceptional circumstances. Like adults, young people (aged 16 or 17) are presumed to have sufficient capacity to decide on their own medical treatment, unless . Disability in the United Kingdom (PDF, MB, 72 pages) reported. in very early childhood, only severe learning disabilities are likely to be apparent; around 60% of children and young people. The Guidelines for Assessment of and Intervention with Persons with Disabilities is an invitation to dialogue, not a set of directives. It is a living document that will evolve as research, practice and training advance. The Guidelines have several key messages. First, psychologists are uniquely positioned to help individuals with disabilities.
Your goal should be to treat people with disabilities just as you would other patients while respecting any disability-related needs those patients may have. REFERENCES 1. Bradley E, Lofchy J. Learning disability in the accident and emergency department. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment , 2. According to IDEA , which of the following is NOT required to determine if a child has a learning disability? Assessing the child's ability to learn Evaluating academic functioning in a variety of academic areas Determining is child has had the opportunity to learn Evaluating the discrepancy between the ability and achievement measures. A learning disability may be diagnosed at any age. If a thorough and comprehensive assessment is completed after age seven, and a diagnosis rendered, repeated assessment to re-establish the presence of a learning disability should not be required. Reassessment is recommended, however, at times when the individual is making.
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SyntaxTextGen not activated/ Samples / Education / Assessment For Pdf With Learning Disability Introduction According to Roth (), students with learning disabilities normally encounter difficulties in acquiring literacy and numeracy skills either due to the education structure, social cultural factors or environmental factors.
Learning disability is a significant impairment of intelligence and social functioning acquired before adulthood.
33 Its cause can be genetic, congenital or acquired. 34 People with learning. The ebook is part of a research programme or is an innovative treatment designed specifically for [the patient’s] benefit. Furthermore, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act stipulates the legal requirement that written consent is to be obtained for certain treatments, such as fertility treatments.