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Community Services and Transforming Care: Reflections and Considerations

Barnoux, Magali F.L. (2019) Community Services and Transforming Care: Reflections and Considerations. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 24 (1). pp. 33-37. ISSN 1359-5474. (doi:10.1108/TLDR-12-2018-0034) (KAR id:71763)

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider the existing evidence base regarding community services for people with learning disabilities in the context of Transforming Care (TC).

Findings: The existing evidence base pertaining to Community Learning Disability Teams in the UK is dated, sparse, and methodologically weak. A greater focus on researching community services for people with learning disabilities is needed in order to inform best practice guidelines.

Practical Implications:

Originality/Value: The success of the Transforming Care Agenda is contingent on the provision of high quality community services. However, the focus has been on discharging individuals from hospital, rather than the support available to them once they leave.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/TLDR-12-2018-0034
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Magali Barnoux
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2019 10:29 UTC
Last Modified: 05 May 2020 03:11 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/71763 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Barnoux, Magali F.L.: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7921-8819
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