Introduction

This book is about advocacy – particularly, but not only, for people who have learning disabilities or mental health difficulties. The practical experience we will draw on comes mainly from Scotland where new and important things have been happening in this field. Here are two examples of the work w...

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Published in: Speaking to power p. 1
Main Author: David Donnison
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Policy Press 06-30-2009
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Summary: This book is about advocacy – particularly, but not only, for people who have learning disabilities or mental health difficulties. The practical experience we will draw on comes mainly from Scotland where new and important things have been happening in this field. Here are two examples of the work we will be writing about. The first is summed up in a big book – a Personal Care Plan, or ‘PCP’ in the jargon of social work and community nursing. Prepared by an advocate, with help from colleagues in other services, this book is packed with words, pictures, medical prescriptions, names
ISBN: 1847420370
9781847420374