Planning for life
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Planning for life

Angharad Rudkin Trainee clinical psychologist
Dermot Rowe Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxfordshire Learning Disability NHS Trust

Lifestyle planning is often said to be an essential part of supporting individuals with learning disabilities. Angharad Rudkin and Dermot Rowe describe a research study into a range of approaches

Lifestyle Planning (LP), in the broadest sense, concerns the organisation and monitoring of ongoing social, educational and health support for individuals. The longest and most prevalent tradition of such work is with people with learning disabilities, although a more expansive view could include other groups with other disabilities and handicaps (Rudkin and Rowe 1999).

Learning Disability Practice. 3, 5, 22-26. doi: 10.7748/ldp2001.

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