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Person-centred support of people who exhibit challenging behaviour

01 March 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article describes person-centred and positive behaviour support techniques in the care of people with learning disabilities who exhibit challenging behaviour....

Non-aversive care of people on the autism spectrum

28 May 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

This article considers the challenges involved in supporting a man with autism to develop a valued life in the community, rather than face hospital admission in his...

‘Just look at my face’: co-production of a positive behavioural support plan

21 March 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Service-user involvement is important in learning disability services. Historically, professionals have struggled to involve service users fully in their care, and...

Scatolia: positive behaviour support for a client with Goltz syndrome

01 February 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

This article presents a case study of how positive behaviour support improved the quality of life of a client, a young woman with a rare chromosomal disorder, in an...

Positive behaviour support in a medium secure environment

01 July 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

This article demonstrates that when staff are trained in the positive behaviour support (PBS) model of care it helps them to manage challenging behaviour in patients...

Low arousal approaches to manage behaviours of concern

13 September 2018

Learning Disability Practice

research

Background Behaviours of concern restrict opportunities and choices for some people with learning disabilities and autism spectrum conditions and often lead to...

Positive behaviour support for a child with severe learning disability

01 December 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This case study describes the implementation of positive behaviour support by a learning disability child and adolescent mental health team. Care was planned and...

Investigating the impact of staff training in positive behavioural support on service users’ quality of life

19 September 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Quantitative research

Aim To investigate whether staff training in positive behavioural support (PBS) improves service users’ quality of life (QOL). Method The World Health Organization’s...

Providing positive behaviour support to improve a client’s quality of life

04 August 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

This case study describes how residential accommodation and day service staff worked together to provide good quality, positive behaviour support to eliminate the...

How positive behaviour support can reduce challenging behaviour

26 November 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article describes the benefits of, and obstacles to, adopting positive behaviour support (PBS) as a philosophy of support in a large organisation that provides...
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