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You don't look very well dear: consultants and decisions in cancer care for people with ID

Forrester-Jones, Rachel (2010) You don't look very well dear: consultants and decisions in cancer care for people with ID. In: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. 23 (5). p. 415. Wiley (doi:10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00580.x) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:33331)

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Abstract

Aim: Consultants are the ‘gate-keepers’ to palliative care treatment. Consultant decision-making for people with ID who have cancer was considered, with the

Conclusion: Wider discussion regarding consultant decision-making in the care of people with ID who develop cancer is essential. At the present time, there is limited involvement by the person with ID, although the UK Mental Capacity Act stresses that all should be able to participate in decisions, even if time and support is required to do this. Further research is needed to establish how best to support consultants to include people with ID in decision-making.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00580.x
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV1568 Disability studies
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Rachel Forrester-Jones
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2013 15:08 UTC
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2019 08:11 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/33331 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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